By Francis Lubega
5th June 2019
A section of Members of Parliament have given mixed reactions on the awaited State of the Nation Address by President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday.
In the state of the nation address the president is expected to speak about the general performance of the country, reflecting on a wide range of economic, political and social matters on both domestic and global level and the implementations for the financial year budget 2018/19.
MPs who included Mpigi District Woman’s Sarah Nakawunde Temulanda, Francis Mwijukye of Buhweju county and Emmanuel Kigozi Ssempala for Makindye Ssabagabo Municipality want the president to explain why the country has failed to realize the middle income level promised by 2020.
Nakawunde also adds that government should stop prioritizing road infrastructure to the detriment of education levels where teachers and health workers have no houses as one of the motivation incentive.
Makindye Ssabagabo Municipality’s Ssempala Ssajjalyabene said that the president should tell the nation why the standard gauge Rail project has stalled.
Meanwhile, MP for Nwoya County Imon Oyet wants the president to update Ugandans on the oil sector and how far and when should Ugandans expect fuel from oil.