Prime Minister directs investigations into procurement of relief items for Kasese people
Written by Caroline Katusiime on July 23, 2021
Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has directed further investigations into the procurement of relief items for flood victims in Kasese district that she recently rejected.
Nabbanja made the revelation to journalists at parliament shortly after attending the Bunyoro Parliamentary Caucus today.
The Premier on Tuesday rejected an assortment of relief items meant for flood victims in Kasese district due to poor quality. The items included 1,000 mosquito nets, 100 floor mops presented as blankets, 100 mats, 20,000 kilograms of beans, 40,000 kilograms of maize flour, 2,000 kilograms of sugar, 1,35o jerricans, 2,000 tarpaulin, 1,000 basins and 100 cartons of laundry soap.
Nabbanja says on return from Kasese, she wrote to the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister –OPM seeking a report on the contractors and the officer responsible for the items purchased and the budget.