Breaking: Museveni bans private cars


President Museveni and Health Minister Dr Jane Aceng.

Addressing the nation on Monday evening on COVID-19 cases in Uganda, President Museveni reminded the population on series of measures he gave previously, stressing on why it was done so.

Some private car owners, according to President have turned their cars into taxis even without license and have been carrying people.

The president directed that the ban on private cars take effect tonight [Monday] at 10:00pm, March, 2020 and will last for 14 days.

“Be in one place for 14 days and we see what will happen. If the factorycant handle this, suspend production. Saloons should also suspend work for 14 days,” he directed.

President Museveni: “Cargo planes should have crew members only, Lorry should have only three people. Gatherings of more than five people are prohibited. We will have a curfew. All other movements should stop except the cargo transporters.”

Mr Museveni has also directed that government workers should also remain at home for 14 days.

“The soldiers who don’t stay in the barracks should either stay away or camp inside the barracks. The families of the policemen and soldiers should be contained. Visitors should be banned,” he further directed.

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