The National Female Youth MP Anna Adeke Ebaju, told Paliament that over 70 students are stranded in the US and called for their repatriation following the outbreak of Covid-19. Adeke raised the matter during plenary sitting saying that over 70 students are stranded in the United States of America while several Ugandans have been rendered jobless in East African countries including Tanzania and Rwanda.
She urged government to emulate their East African counterparts who have repatriated their citizens.
The Kumi Woman MP Monica Amoding also said that the situation of Ugandans in the United Arab Emirates is alarming, as majority are infected with the virus.
She said over 30,000 Ugandans who went under several labour export companies are stranded because they have been rendered redundant following the outbreak of the coronavirus.