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Police issues traffic guidelines ahead of Swearing In events for Members of Parliament


Police issues traffic guidelines ahead of Swearing In events for Members of Parliament

Uganda Police Force Traffic Directorate has issued guidelines to be followed by all users in Kampala, during the three days of swearing events at Parliament.

The swearing in ceremony of the MP Elect will be held between 17th and 20th May, 2021 at the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda.

SSP Musinga Norman, the KMP Traffic Commander says some of the roads will be restricted for members of the public and traffic will be diverted as follows;

Kampala — Jinja Road will have normal traffic flow.

There will be traffic diversions in areas surrounding Parliament; Parliamentary Avenue will be cut off at Kimathi Avenue, King George 7 Street, Siadi Barrie and UBC Round about.

Members of Parliament Elect will access Parliament via King George VI Street and be dropped off at the Main Gate; motor vehicles proceed to the designated parking at National Theatre.

Members of Parliament Elect are STRICTLY allowed to use one vehicle.

After swearing-in, they will proceed to the parking via the Eastern Gate of Parliament opposite National Theatre and exit through Dewinton Road.

Motorists unrelated to this function are advised to avoid Kimathi Avenue, Parliamentary Avenue, Siadi Barrie and Dewinton Road.

Parking along the road or near Parliament is prohibited; any motor vehicle abandoned on the road will be towed to CPS Kampala Parking Yard at the owners cost and inconvenience.

Anybody who violates the Traffic Rules and Regulations will be dealt with in accordance with TRSA 1998.

Members of the 11th Parliament were elected on 14th January 2021. On 24th May, they are expected to also elected a Speaker and Deputy to take them through the next 5 years.

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