Ugandan Parliament Orders Security Minister to Vacate Art Gallery
Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has ordered Security Minister Elly Tumwiine to vacate Nommo Gallery or pay U.S.$432,000 in outstanding rent. Parliament investigated Tumwiine's occupancy of the gallery, a public facility set up by Ugandan and foreign artists in 1964. According to a parliamentary committee, Creations Limited, a private company owned by Tumwiine, has been occupying the gallery since 1998 but has never paid rent.
Observer, 9 May 2018
Speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has ordered Security minister, Gen Elly Tumwiine to vacate Nommo gallery or pay Shs 1.6 billion outstanding rent arrears accumulated since… Read more »
Monitor, 9 May 2018
Parliament has directed the Minister of Security, Gen Elly Tumwine, to immediately vacate Nommo Gallery. Read more »
General Elly Tumwiine is Uganda's new security minister.