MPs raise dust over delayed allocation of vehicles.

Parliament is under pressure over the delayed granting of vehicles to the  members of parliament.

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, had promised MPs that they would get their vehicles by October but they have not got them to date.

Kaliro district woman MP, Margaret Mbeiza, who wants government and parliamentary commission to give members of parliament their vehicles urgently, said the legislator risk getting into accidents with the current vehicles which are mostly worn out.

Mbeiza raised the concern in parliament during the Prime Minister’s question and answer time for members of parliament.

She says that MPs risk their lives using boda bodas to carry them when they are entitled to vehicles.

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda.

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda.

However, when the Prime Minister, Dr.Ruhakana Rugunda questioned why MPs are not getting their vehicles, Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah ,said that the issue of vehicles for Parliamentarians will be addressed by the Parliamentary Commission .

A total of 431 members of parliament want each vehicle  at a cost of 200 million shillings.

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