Following a request by the muslim community tabled by Hon. Latif Ssebagala on the parliamentary floor to have government review the curfew during this holy month of Ramadhan that started today,the Prime Minister Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda has said that the President will be addressing the nation on the matter of curfew.
“H.E the President will in the coming days be addressing the Nation with more details on this matter of curfew, where we are in the fight agarnst Covid 19 and what more steps need to be taken to keep our people safe,”said Ruhakana
Hon. Ruhakana also said that the projections indicate that government should not relax it’s guard because the number of positive cases reported have unfortunately started to increase, especially in urban areas, border districts and trading centres.
He also added that government is aware of the request the Muslim community during this holy month of Ramadhan and also knows the impact the covid measures has had on the people
“Government is very much alive to the impact the #COVID19 prevention measures have had on our ways of life, on businesses, productivity and subsequently on livelihoods. ‘We are very much aware and we are in solidarity with all those who have been affected,” stated Hon. Ruhakana