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DP youth fault opposition leaders for returning age-limit cash

By Vision Reporter

Added 26th October 2017 05:13 PM

"I call upon the opposition Members of Parliament that have not yet returned the money not to emulate the MPs..."

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"I call upon the opposition Members of Parliament that have not yet returned the money not to emulate the MPs..."

The opposition Uganda Young Democrats has castigated their leaders in parliament for returning to the parliament commission the sh29m for consultations.

Yesterday a section of opposition legislators returned the funds meant to facilitate consultations on the lifting of the presidential age limit alleging that it is a bribe to weaken their position to oppose the amendment.

But the secretary general, Charles Wasswa said the opposition could have used the money to strengthen the anti-age lifting campaigns instead of ‘doing showbiz’ in front of cameras.

"I call upon the opposition Members of Parliament that have not yet returned the money not to emulate the MPs. Your people have more problems, you could help some of them using that cash," Wasswa said.

MPs who have so far returned the cash include: Ibrahim Ssemujju, Muwanga Kivumbi, William Nzoghu, Angelina Osege, Robinah Ssentongo, Ana Adeke, Betty Aol and Moses Kasibante.

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