The democratic party has vowed to fight Museveni’s plan seeking constitutional amendment on the bail application of suspects accused of murder a move that undermines dispensation of justice in the country.
Speaking at the 4th annual Ben Kiwanuka memorial lecture at the high court grounds in Kampala, President Yoweri Museveni referred to bail as provocation especially for those involved in murder with the view that such a move will make the public lose trust in the government.
Addressing the media at the party headquarters in Kampala, the party spokesperson Opio said the party is noted with concern the existence of Pilar of justice provided for under article 1-8 of the constitution which provides for the Independence of the judiciary is under threat, with the call to all right-thinking Ugandans to condemn this move irrespective of differences in social and political affiliations.
Okola also condemned the unreasonable manner in which places of worship were allowed to operate pointing out the issue of setting up the standard figure of congregates to all worship centres without considering their sitting capacity which is likely to increase the spread of Covid 19.
Okola advised the government to drop its newly tabled plan of opening schools at the beginning of next year with the view that the government should instead intensify the vaccination campaign when students are already at school.
And strongly condemned president Museveni’s threats towards the RDCs, DHOs and CAOs in the districts where vaccine inculation is still facing obstacles.