If they can’t do it, let me do it myself. President, Yoweri Museveni is set to begin a radio education campaign on the contentious Land Amendment Bill and related land matters.
The countrywide campaign, according to a State House statement, that was released on Sunday; will start in Kabale sub-region, where the president will be hosted on Voice of Kigezi radio starting at 7:00 pm on Monday.
He will on Tuesday go to Mbarara, before travelling to Kabarole and Hoima and Mubende and Masaka districts to address citizens via various radio stations.
The President is expected to field questions from listeners.
According to the statement, he will be accompanied by Land Minister Betty Amongi and Attorney General, Mr William Byaruhanga.
This comes on the heels of the controversy that was sparked by the Constitution Amendment Bill that was tabled before Parliament, seeking to amend Article 26 of the Constitution relating to the acquisition of private property by government.
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