State minister for primary health care returned fire to opposition MPs who â€˜pushed him against the wallâ€™ to update them on what his ministry is doing about the meningitis outbreak in West Nile. Pressed further by MPs over what they termed as unsatisfying explanations. Emmanuel Otaala retorted: â€œMadam Speaker my honourable colleagues on the opposition have been on the streets since they boycotted Parliament. Where could I have found them to up date them?â€
Bakka Musujja, the director for finance at KCC, seems not to be aware of what is going on in the council. While testifying before the parliamentary committee on local government over KCCâ€™s illegal dealings with city businessman Hassan Basajjabalaba, Musujja gave glaring evidence pinning KCC which prompted MP Patrick Ochieng to wonder: â€œThe way you are testifying proves to me that you have been isolated from the KCC â€˜eatingâ€™ group. Are you safe?â€ to which Musujja responded: â€œI am safe.â€
â€œI used to spray DDT on my motherâ€™s fields when I was young. We called it dodonya. So, those who say it causes impotence should know what a vibrant sex life I have currently. I have many children and if I had not got a vasectomy, I do not know how many more I would be having now,â€ said Stephen Malinga, the Minister of Health at Hotel Africana recently.
Having been defeated in the committee on legal and parliamentary affairs, Kampala central MP Erias Lukwago wanted the Attorney General, Dr. Khiddu Makubuya to apologize to him. His colleagues voted against his move and a furious Lukwago marched out. Committee Chairperson Peter Nyombi, told Journalists: â€œWhatever he tells you outside there, is not part of the committee proceedings.â€
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