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Road to Gabon: MPs Contribute Sh215m to Uganda Cranes

Speaker Kadaga is expected to deliver the cheque by next week

The Speaker of Parliament, viagra buy http://coffinpump.com/wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Clerk of Parliament to deduct a sum of UShs 500, 000 from the emoluments of each Member of Parliament as a contribution to support the Uganda Cranes’ Afcon 2017 quest.

While paying tribute to the Cranes team last year for making it to the African Cup of Nations (Afcon) after a period of close to 40 years, Parliament resolved to among others contribute Sh500, 000 by each member in appreciation of their services.

This pledge has been hanging since then until today, Tuesday when the Speaker addressed the matter in appreciation of the team’s excellent performance after being ranked the best team in Africa.

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The Speaker as well appreciated the Cranes goal keeper, Denis Onyango for being the best African Footballer of the year and the 10th best goal keeper in the world.

“When we qualified for the finals, we had agreed that we contribute. I will be going to the board and I would like to go with the cheque. If members don’t mind can we agree that the funds be deducted immediately,” Kadaga said.

This was seconded by the house and the Speaker directed the Clerk to immediately conduct the transaction so as to prepare a cheque to be delivered next week.

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