By Ahura Mujuni Mark
President Yoweri Museveni has promised salary increments to judges ,teachers ,scientists and security personnel.Museveni who was officiating the 27th anniversary of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party on Wednesday in Kasese district said that the move is intended to improve service delivery in the country.
“In order to improve Service Delivery and accelerate the industrialization of our country, there are two factors we must deal with pay the Scientists well as well as paying the Judges well and, eventually, pay all the Public Servants well. When the money is, however, still scarce,let us start with the Scientists and the Judges so that both our Scientific innovators and our Judges arecomfortable. One group to push the economy and the other one to administer justice fairly.” President Museveni said in his speech.
Museveni was glad to announce that Ugandan scientists have advanced to the level of making cars and mobile phones .He refereed to Makerere University’s Kiira EV and their latest effort to make a mobile phone.
The president then moved to teachers and health workers who have for long been holding demonstrations over little pay.
“The next clusters of public servants to deal with on the issue of salaries wil be the teachers ,the health workers ,the army and the other security personel” Museveni promised