Kyadondo East Member of Parliament doubles as people power political boss Hon Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine has on Thursday asked government to cancels the social media and mobile money taxes for the period of 30 days over COVID 19.
Bobi Wine stress on that “This will allow the public transact through those platforms and avoid use of paper money and access information easily”.
Bobi Wine is one of the law maker who were arrested for being vocal and protesting against Shs200 daily for the use of social media platforms like whatsapp and facebook when they were introduced in July 2017.
However, it has been discovered that coronavirus spreads faster through paper money, the reason why Bobi Wine wants online transactions eased as a measure to avoid Coronavirus.
This comes amid the looming coronavirus pandemic which has ravaged most of the neighbouring countries like Kenya, DR Congo and Tanzania making President Museveni to orders closure of bars, schools, public gathering, churches, and many other activities as the preventive measures.