By; Olivia Nabaggala
15th Nov 2018
Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA councilors have blocked the allocation of Shillings 220 million as “facilitation for Kampala Minister” for the 2019/2020 financial year budget.
Beti Olive Kamya and Benny Namugwanya Bugembe are the current Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Minister and State minister respectively.
This is the first time that the minister’s facilitation was being included in the KCCA budget and the Councilors rejected it on the grounds that the minister is catered for under the President’s office.
The Makerere University Councilor, Doreen Nyanjura argued that letting Kamya draw money from KCCA and president’s office would be “absolute theft.”
Councilors directed the Chairperson of Legal Affairs Authority Committee, Allan Atuhaire where the vote had been brought for approval to allocate the money to other critical areas in the sector budget.