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Parkyard traders petition Parliament over M7’s 2 billion pledge

Parkyard Market in downtown Kampala which was fenced off, leaving scores of traders stranded.

PARKYARD traders under their umbrella association, New Agenda Traders Development Association Parkyard have petitioned Parliament seeking assistance to help them acquire the two billion shillings that was promised to them by President Museveni when their market caught fire.

The traders led by their Chairperson, Kassim Sebadduka and Secretary General Muhammed Musisi while presenting their petition to the Committee on Presidential Affairs noted that eviction ,relocation or the relocation process and its procedures is no longer their problem but rather need capital for their businesses.

Musisi says that they feel betrayed by parliament and government when they did not assist them in demolition the market and they now they want the committee to assist them in accessing more capital to boost their businesses.

Musisi also denied allegations that they were bribed by the developer and Nakivubo board of trustees to accept the eviction citing that when they attended the last two meetings before their eviction from parkyard it was clear that government had made a decision for the market to be demolished.

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