October 31, 2020
October 31, 2020

 Bobi wine to face Parliament’s disciplinary committee over Covid-19 funds

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The Speaker’s decision against Mr Kyagulanyi Friday follows her statement yesterday to have action taken against Ntungamo Municipality MP, Gerald Karuhanga and the Erute South MP, Jonathan Odur who secured a court order stopping the Parliamentary commission from disbursing the 10 billion Shillings to MPs.

 

By Xavier joreen
Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has been sent to the Parliamentary Rules Committee for allegedly putting the institution of Parliament into disrepute.

The decision to face the rules committee was taken by the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga following a statement by Bunyole West MP James Waluswaka demanding for an explanation from Mr Kyagulanyi, on why he branded the Shs20 million given to each MP as a bribe.

The money was part of the Shs10 billion that was distributed to MPs as facilitation for activities on the control of COVID-19. Amid controversy on the exact role MPs will play when the country is in lockdown, a section of MPs has since signed transfer forms with their banks returning the funds to the Parliamentary Commission account saying that it is morally wrong to receive the money during the crisis.

But Mr Waluswaka reported to Parliament that Mr Kyagulanyi had tagged the funds as a bribe, as seen on his bank transfer from which has been making on the social media

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