The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked government to work on the process of equalising opportunities for the People living with Albinism.
Officiating the launch of the 2nd annual Parliamentary week under the theme “Parliament; the Voice of the People” the speaker indicated the need to have a special parliamentary Session when Parliament resumes to address both short and long term concerns of people living with albinism.
The second Parliamentary week 2018 started by the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga flagging of a parliamentary walk match around the City in the bid to fundraise for the construction of the one stop center for the people living with albinism in the Country.
It was at the function that the people living with Albinism decried of the existing cancer policy that is unfavorable on their side plus the other challenges they face in the current education system.
But with the increasing challenges faced by the albinos, the speaker indicated the need for a special parliamentary sitting to address their concerns in the Ugandan laws.
The Speaker has also asked government to work on the process of equalising opportunities for the People living with Albinism.
To the Leader of opposition in Parliament Winnie Kizza, there is need for the electorates to embrace the secondary Parliamentary week that will see them address their concerns with their respective members of Parliament.
The second Parliamentary week that flagged off on the 21st will be climaxed on the 25th of Jan 2018 with a number of activities at the august House. This year’s parliamentary week has seen 75 million shillings contributed towards the construction of a one stop centre for the people living with albinism.