The Minister for Education and Sports, Janet Kataaha Museveni has assembled off the booked conference with Members of Parliament at Kololo freedom grounds intended to talk about the resuming of schools one year from now.
“The gathering between Ministry of Education and Sports and Members of Parliament that was booked for Wednesday November, 24 has been deferred,” an assertion by the service read to some extent.
While no explanation was given for deferment of the gathering, the Education Ministry said another date for a similar will be declared.
The advancement comes on the background of fights by administrators who demanded it was not ideal for a clergyman to call them for a gathering.
“Aren’t we opening a pandora box where pastors will decay to come to Parliament,” Leader of Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga addressed.
Kira Municipality MP, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda likewise had comparative feelings about the gathering saying it conflicts with the principles of strategy for a “pastor to call MPs to Kololo subsequent to being dependent upon Covid testing.”
“You didn’t expose us to testing today to result in these present circumstances sitting. We are starting a terrible trend by permitting this to occur,” he contended.
Kalungu West MP, Joseph Ssewungu asked that assets intended to arrange the gathering ought to be utilized be put for appropriate use.
“Why cant we rather give the cash that will be spent to work with this consultative gathering with the priest to the schools that have been impacted the Covid circumstance to help their returning in January 2020,” Ssewungu pondered.
Notwithstanding, the Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah prompted that it would be better assuming the officials proceeded to pay attention to the program of the Education Ministry in returning the schools other than excusing the gathering.
“Basically, this is about understudies and understudies who have been out of school for long, instructors and guardians who are totally impacted by the effect of COVID-19. The chance we have is the thing that we can all in all do to work with resuming of schools, a major issue that we should bargain with,”Oulanyah said.