Minister of Internal Affairs and NIRA officials grilled by Defence and Internal Affairs committee on progress of registration of Learners
The minister of Internal Affairs and National Identification Registration Authority (NIRA) officials faced difficult times before the Defence and Internal Affairs committee to explain the progress on the registration of Learners in schools across the country.
The members of the committee chaired by Mityana district member of parliament Judith Nabakooba observed that the exercise of registration of pupils aged 5 to 16 years in both public and private schools is tinted with illegality .
The committee members said this while interfacing with the minister of Internal Affairs General Jeje Odong .
MPS asked for investigations into the funds given to NIRA to conduct the registration exercise saying there are complaints related to discrepancies in payment of NIRA enrolment officers .