Environmental tax misused – MP Nambeshe

Manjiya County MP John Baptist Nambeshe demands that government reimburses a much bigger percentage of money accrued from the environmental levy to addressing the emerging environmental challenges.

In Uganda, the environmental tax is imposed on 10 year old motor vehicles and beyond w because they emit harmful smoke that pollutes the environment.

Nambeshe is concerned that only a paltry percentage of the money accrued from such vehicles is directed towards addressing environmental challenges

Speaking during a dialogue on environmental governance organized by EMILI-Bwaise Facility at Mosa Courts apartments , Nambeshe said as a result, Ugandans continue to face the consequences of climate change without government intervening yet money for such has been realized

Story by

Wycliffe Sebunya

April 25 2018