The Democratic Party (DP) has lashed out at the government over its failure to come up with a well-structured plan of easing out the lockdown.
In a statement, Richard Ssebamala , member of Parliament for Bukoto Central Constituency and secretary for DP Diaspora council said that 42 days lockdown that were announced on June 18 will come to end this week on Thursday but government has no clear plan on how the pandemic will be fought after the lockdown.
“We need to have a well-structured plan of easing the lockdown, and the responsibility of coming up with such a plan entirely rests on government. It’s few days away from the end of the lockdown but until now the government has not communicated any plan of easing out the lockdown,”he said.
He said DP demands that government announces a comprehensive plan communicating the structure that shall sustain the fight against the deadly pandemic.
Regarding the controversy over the mailo land tenure system, Ssebamala said DP is the only political party in Uganda that has protection of customs and traditional institutions as one of her values for which they stand for.
“It is important that we declare it here and now that we shall fight all manner of conduct intended to destabilize the cultural construction of societies that make Uganda. Upon that, we wish to communicate our dissatisfaction with the move by government intended to tamper with the established land management system in Buganda, the mailo land tenure system,” he said.
He said DP is committed and shall stand on the side of the people of Buganda.