President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces has urged the new UPDF Members of Parliament going to represent the Army in the 11th Parliament to support his 7-point priorities in the coming new term of office.
“In this new Government, I will insist on my priorities. So when you go to parliament, please support my 7 priorities. This time, no bad budgeting will go unopposed” Gen. Museveni said.
The President was speaking shortly after the election of Representatives of Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) to Parliament at the Lands Forces Headquarters in Bombo, Luwero district.
The seven priorities in his new term, the President said are; Equipping the armed forces to be second to non in Africa, Continue budgeting for Roads, Railways and ferries for effective and cheap transport, Electricity, Health, Education, Salaries for Scientists and security forces and adding money in the wealth funds such as Operation Wealth Creation, Youth Fund, Women Fund, Emyooga.