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PHOTOS: Lukwago Announces Kampala Cleaning Exercise

stuff geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>Following the closure of business at KCCA by the Executive Director, clinic http://contentisbae.com/wp-includes/rewrite.php Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has announced a campaign to clean the city.

more about geneva; font-size: small;”>Addressing journalists on Friday at his residence in Kampala, Lukwago explained that the city is in a sorry state which he said needed all people to come up and clean it.

Lukwago tests protective gear ahead of Saturday’s cleaning exercise

“Assessors indicated that the city generates over 2500 tonnes of garbage every day and therefore on Saturday we are going to move to all areas of the city and clean it,” explained Lukwago.

He noted that the sorry state of the city would lead to a break out of diseases like cholera and therefore noted that this has to be prevented by cleaning it.

MPs Gerald Karuhanga and Winnie Kiiza were present as Lukwago announced the Kampala cleaning exercise

Lukwago further condemned the manner in which Jennifer Musisi had conducted herself and closed business at the City Hall and noted that it was an act of impunity by the latter.

“She has no power to close down a public office because she is just the head of public service at the Authority,” stressed Lukwago.

A Police officer charges at Lukwago’s supporters

“I call upon all well wishers and city dwellers to join us as we clean our city. All those with spades hoes and garbage trucks should join us in the struggle to keep the city clean,” he added.

The Opposition Chief Whip in Parliament Winnie Kiiza called upon people in the city to dedicate at least one hour every day to clean the city.

Lukwago is blocked from leaving his home

“We are together with the Lord Mayor and we shall clean our city to get rid of the garbage,” stressed Kiiza.

There was a minor scuffle between some opposition MPs and police at Lukwago’s residence.

MPs Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda and Nambooze warning Police against using excessive force and mistreating the Mayor


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