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Museveni gives Kampala NRM youth Shs 2.5bn

State House comptroller Lucy Nakyobe addressing the NRM youth

State House comptroller Lucy Nakyobe addressing the NRM youth

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has pledged Shs 2.5 billion to the NRM youth in Kampala.   

The pledge was made by State House comptroller, Lucy Nakyobe who met Kampala NRM youth at Biyem hotel in Mengo on Wednesday.

The meeting came on the heels of Museveni's Kampala tour last month. The NRM youth complained that they had been sidelined during the tour when Museveni dished out billions to city traders.  

The youth presented a washing bay project costing Shs 796 million. These washing bays which they said are already operational in five Kampala divisions are in dire state and require modern washing machines and water pumps. 

Sarah Natukunda, one of the youth leaders who presented the project proposal said the project is meant to uplift Kampala youth from poverty. When Nakyobe stood up to address the youth, she said their request of washing bay machines and water pumps will be fulfilled. On behalf of the president, she said, a budget for each division will be increased to Shs 500 million with money for washing bays inclusive.  

Nakyobe told NRM youth that they had not been abandoned, arguing that plans were in advanced stages to meet them. She pledged a closer working relationship. President Museveni's vision, she said is to support all Ugandans youth not just NRM supporters.   

The youth requested to meet Museveni. Nakyobe said that will happen very soon once they are ready to receive him in large numbers.  

During the event, Nakyobe launched a yellow overall with yellow beret that the youth unveiled as uniform for NRM supporters in Kampala. The overall is a counter to the opposition red People Power overall.

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0 #11 Akot 2018-11-10 21:17
Mubiru, thanks!

Ugandans MUST come out of the bush-shithole Museveni confines them in because the country belongs to them & not to migrant Musevnei who has out lived his stay & has abused Ugandans' hospitality for too long!

As there is no common opposition leadership, tribal leaders MUST stand down & give chance to our people to see themselves as 1, then look at Museveni as their common enemy!

Ugandans have no right to let Museveni continue owning tax money that should go to every Ugandan in need through; Education & Subsidising/Modernising Agriculture, first & above all!

A start to what Ugandans want as a tomorrow will only begin after their UNITY throws Museveni out!

Will Museveni go with tribal lands & tax money?
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0 #12 Akot 2018-11-10 21:22
Fuller, agreed, but,

Offshore accounts for Uganda's-Despot-for-32-Years can only be frozen when Ugandans' UNITY throws him out & our people put in place a working administration so that countries where Uganda money stolen by Museveni is, help Ugandans get it back, as it was with Congolese money stolen by Mobuto, Kadhaffi...!

Everything depends on Ugandans UNITY against Museveni & what they will do after!
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0 #13 kabayekka 2018-11-11 10:23
Indeed in this African city, there are times when there is free money to provide for those interested in doing business.

That is why in 1974/77 the Asian traders of Kampala were uprooted by President Amin to give free money to the Africans to do business.
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0 #14 Lakwena 2018-11-12 10:06
In other words, the rest of youths who are not in Kampala nor NRM members, are not Ugandans.

Unplanned for, unbudgeted and unprogrammed; this is one of Mr. M7' sectarian and many strategic ways of fighting only for himself, family and belief.

He flagrantly uses our hard and painfully earned money to patronize paternalize NRM youths and rent votes.

Clinging to our State House like a homeless Gecko, Mr. M7 shamelessly uses and abuses our meager national resources, just for purposes of clinging to power.
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0 #15 rubangakene 2018-11-12 18:42
Give these lazy individuals hoes and agricultural implements to go and do farming where they will work and gain self sufficiency in food and sell the rest of the produce to pay for other expenses; quite a respectable vocation if I may say.

You see you can't just wash cars (a servile entity) into your old age. Soon there will be machines to wash these cars.

I really don't see any logic in these silly ventures at all; where in the world does a head of state advocate washing cars as a viable endeavour.

Get good buses, rail network in order to eliminate bottlenecks and pollution in our cities. Uninspiring and demeaning advice if you ask me!
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0 #16 Kirya 2018-11-13 00:38
The money will not buy you love. Our people are sick of you! It is time to seek the exit before you are forced out.
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