KAMPALA – A section of MPs have called for the amendment of NSSF act especially now wen the country is facing the pandemic disease of Covid 19.
Mps who included Makindye west MP Allan Ssewanyana, Kampala Central Muhammad Nsereko, Rubaga North Mp Moses Kasibante, Busiya Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho Nsereko suggests that NSSF can call for the amendment of the act and as MPs they are willing to pass it within a shortest period of time.
MPs propose that the fund refund savers btn 10-20% according to ones savings.
Kampala central MP Muhammed Nsereko has warned security organs against beating Ugandans.
This follows the current situation where security personnel’s are beating up traders in wakiseka, and down town following the president’s directive of shutting down all shops beside those selling food staffs.
Nsereko says this is inhuman and police has no right to beat up people.
He has warned that the acts of police and other security agencies might drive the public into another pandemic which my lead to chaos in the country.
SB Nsereko-Security Lug.
However Aruu county MP Odonga Otto has supported the act of police saying the Ugandans should stop being indiscipline because the pandemic is a serious killer that doest discriminate Ugandans whether one supports government or not.
In a related development, some MPs have also called on President Yoweri Museveni to revise his directive of banning public transport and some traders.
Addressing journalist at parliament, MPs who included Makindye west Mp Allan Ssewanyana, Kampala Central Muhammad Nsereko, Rubaga North Mp Moses Kasibante, Busiya Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho say that the directive will and is already paralyzing the day to day income of Ugandans and the economy at large.
Nsereko adds that government would have given an ultimatum in which Ugandans would prepare for the directive.
They have also said that the measures affect human right like access to medication and food now that public transport is closed.
They propose that government should issue economic solutions like suspension of Loans, rent, utility bills and refund of NSSF funds.