Hon Lutamaguzi Paulson Semakula has this evening asked the speaker and the parliament of Uganda to deduct ugx 2m off his monthly salary. This is because of the poor health facilities around the country during this period of Covid-19. Covid-19 stands for Corona Virus disease in 2019. He also urged the other members of parliament to do something at least once for the Ugandan citizens.
Who is Hon Lutamaguzi Semakula?
Hon Lutamaguzi Paulson Semakula is a member of parliament for Nakaseke south-county and he was born 25-Dec-1979. He is also an opposition member of parliament from the Democratic Party (DP). Also, he is an economist by profession.
Hon Lutamaguzi Paulson Semakula went to Kitebi Day and Boarding Primary School for his Primary leaving education. He joined Jinja S.S. for his Uganda Certificate of Education for his O-level. Lutamaguzi went to Luwero S.S for his Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education. He finally joined Makerere University where he did a degree in Bachelor of Commerce.
Uganda confirmed its first Coronavirus victim or Covid-19 patient yesterday 21st March 2020. However, the Ministry of health told Ugandans to keep calm as we walk through this situation. In addition, the president of Uganda put a directive of closing all borders around the country. Unfortunately, this came after the victim jetting in from Dubai.
Hon Lutamaguzi Paulson Semakula says this virus doesn’t discriminate. It affects everyone whether rich, poor, NRM or oppositions.
He also advised the government to provide sanitizers and also remove costs on some of the National services.
In addition, for example, electricity, water, and some health facilities. He also cried out to the government of Uganda to address the issue of landlords who are asking for rent from their tenants. This is because their tenants right now are not working and therefore they have nowhere to get money to clear off these bills.