The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has faulted Parliament for wasting a lot of time discussing politics other than discussing real issues.
He questioned when Uganda will discuss things that matter like wealth creation, saying Ugandans are lazy thinkers who prefer discussing politics, which doesn’t require a lot of thinking, reading and analysis.Oulanyah noted that the 10th parliament, which he superintends hasn’t has had time to discuss important issues other than politics.
He said the public discussion should focus on how Parliament can change the structure of things in the economy, infrastructure and budget among others.He challenged independent researchers to assess parliament, saying they will be shocked to realise that parliament spends time on trivial matters.
Earlier on, civil society and political party representatives faulted Parliament for their supposed failure to represent the views of their electorate.
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