Urinating in public places in Uganda attracts a huge fine and it’s almost certain no one is above the law. This Ugandan lawmaker could be facing the wrath of law in due time as he was caught violating the urinating law of the country.
Irate Ugandan citizens have put up a member of the parliament for sale after he was caught urinating on the wall of a building.
Ugandan lawmaker, Hon. Ibrahim Abiriga
A Ugandan lawmaker representing Arua Municipality Hon. Ibrahim Abiriga who was spotted urinating on the wall fence of Ministry of Finance building has been put up for sale on OLX by aggrieved citizens of the country. Urinating in public, especially on prohibited places is not allowed in the country and attracts a fine.
The act which many found offensive has sparked outrage as people have called on the Kampala City Authority to fine the lawmaker. Apologizing for the incident, Abiriga who admitted urinating at the building in an interview with NBS Television at the Parliament on Tuesday afternoon said he was “badly off”.
“I was simply urinating but I don’t know why you journalists are spreading the photos even on WhatsApp. I was urinating, what is wrong with that?” Hon Abiriga lamented
“I urinated because I was badly off. How can I keep urine on me? I was answering nature’s call,” he added.