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SSEKANDI AGAIN: Former Vice President Set To Get Another Luxurious Vehicle From Gov’t

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Last month in what she termed as Christmas gifts for former Speakers of parliament, Speaker Anita Among gave them Luxurious and expensive vehicles as part of their retirement packages provided for in the law.

Parliament is said to have spent over Shs2.5bn to purchase the sports Utility Vehicles for the former speakers. The beneficiaries of this were former speaker and former vice president Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, Prof Edward Rugumayo, Al Hajji Moses Kigongo and the fourth one was for Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga who already has another vehicle with a driver as minister for East African Affairs and 1st Deputy Prime Minister.


Speaking at the give away ceremony, Speaker Anita among the vehicles which cost more than Shs500millions will be replaceable every after five years and it will be the tax payer to foot the former speaker’s driver, vehicle maintenance and fuel.

“You are the property of Parliament”, said Among, adding “We have to look after you”.

The ministry of public service is now seeking for Shs7.2billion to procure brand new Mpa Enkoni land cruisers for former leaders like Ex prime ministers Ruhakana Rugunda, Amama Mbabazi and former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi. This will be Ssekandi’s send monster ride in a space of less than 2 months and it will also be equipped with fuel, maintenance costs and driver also paid by government.

Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi picks a lot of retirement packages from government having served has Deputy speaker, Speaker and vice president which are all pensionable in Museveni’s government.

He in 2021 got another Luxurious Land Cruiser and just like his norm he sanitized it with beer something he does with his drink-mates as the former vice president lives large and enjoys his retirement.

First forward, he receives UGX300M in housing allowance each year in addition to UGX370M in vehicle allowance, he gets pension of UGX6.7 million every month, or UGX80.4 million a year. His spouse and close family receive Shs6.4 million a year for medical care.

In addition, Shs1.1M is paid to his two police guards each month, he also receives an annual salary of Shs10.8 million for his senior personnel secretary and Every five years, he is entitled to Shs10M for furniture purchases and Shs8.4M for utilities and each of his two domestic helpers received Shs8.35 million a year.

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