Chris Obore through his social media handles indicated that the speaker is doing fine, dismissing rumors that he had been airlifted in critical condition and at the same time resting the debate regarding his continued absence.
“Built by SFC’s construction unit, the complex cost Shs3.48b, opposed to the Shs9b quoted by a contractor. This spirit should be taken over by the whole army and other institutions,” President Museveni tweeted before adding that the army should continue building its facilities and saving money.
“Shockingly, these South Sudanese bodies have been aided and abetted in these crimes by a number of international corporations and multinational banks. Some of this money has been laundered through the purchase of properties abroad. Indeed, those properties may well be in your countries.”
For instance, in the financial year 2019/2020, the ministry of Education was expected to construct secondary schools under a World Bank loan project; Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Program in over 387 sub-counties. However, to date, the contractors are yet to hand over several schools to the government.
The function was also attended by the new Joint Chief of Staff in the UPDF, Maj Gen Leopold Kyanda, the Chief of Staff UPDF Air Forces, Maj Gen Charles Okidi, the UPDF Chief Political Commissar, Maj Gen Henry Matsiko, the commander of the Police Presidential Guard(PPG), Col Charity Bainababo, directors and commanding officers in the Special Forces Command among others.
The funding will also cater for additional budgets for Kampala Capital City Authority, Uganda Revenue Authority, Uganda Prisons Service, National Medical Stores, National Agricultural Advisory Services, Director of Public Prosecutions, National Animal Genetic Resources Centre, Electoral Commission, as well as various central government and local government votes.