Fr Gaetano Warns on Scrapping Age Limit, Land Laws

Father Gaetano addressing the congregation on Friday

Rev.Fr. Gaetano Batanyenda has warned members of parliament   against the scrapping of age limits and amendments in land laws that are going to be tabled in Parliament.

The outspoken clergy says the amendment law that is being proposed by the cabinet on land is intended to make people landless and allow government to grab peoples land.

He warned that the intending law of  scrapping of age limit is not coming in good faith but only intended to favor President Yoweri Museveni’s 2021presidential bid since  he will have passed the 75 years limit.

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“Am sending you members of parliament and let this be your new year resolution  of not  passing laws which will infringe  on people’s rights like the proposed  land law as well as the scrapping  of age limit  in the constitution, salve ” he said.

Fr Batanyenda was Friday speaking at the 50 years wedding anniversary of  Boniface  and  Theresa Karanzi  parents  Wilfred Niwagaba  the shadow attorney general and   Ndorwa county East member  of parliament  that was held at St. Kizito  Maziba Catholic parish in Kabale.

The same function also coincided with the wedding of their children Moses Nabaasa and Deviance Arinaitwe.

Monsieur Silverio Twinomugisha the Vicar General Kabale diocese who was the main celebrant advised women to cooperate with their husbands and submit to them to ensure that their families grow stronger and last longer.

He commended the family for promoting educating and religious values in Maziba and Ndorwa East as a whole.

Ndorwa East Member of Parliament, Wilfred Niwagaba called upon Ugandans to work hard to ensure food security in their homes.

The function was also attended by Henry Ariganyira Musasizi the Rubanda County East MP, the Rubanda west Member of Parliament Eng. Denis Sabiiti ,  Catherine Atwakire Ndamira  the Kabale woman MP , Patrick Besigye Keihwa the Kabale LC5 boss, the clergy from both the Catholic Church and the Anglican church   among others.


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