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Parliament adjourns to mourn with Minister Kibuule

Ronald Kibuule

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has suspended today’s plenary sitting  to enable legislators join State Minister for Water Ronald Kibuule’s family for the burial of his two children.

Twins Raiden Wasswa and Roman Kato drowned in a swimming pool at their home yard in Mbalala, Mukono district on Monday. They were buried today at Kapeke Village in Nama Sub County, Mukono district.

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah informed legislators who were present in the house that they could not proceed with business as most of the ministers, Members of Parliament among others had gone for the burial.

At the time of adjournment, Parliament was expected to pass the roads bill that among other things expands the road reserves from the current 15 to 40 meters on either side of the road. Parliament was also meant to start handling the national budget.

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