The NRM data entrants who were encamped at MUBs for over 3 months have finally accomplished their mission of filling National ID registration details into the NRM database.
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According to reports, the over 1000 young men and women who began their task way back in June this year had by Saturday morning fulfilled the task for which they were hired. Earlier in August, some of the youths were complaining about working under deplorable conditions and working for meagre pay. The contract term was to work for about UGX 60,000 a day. According to one of the youths who have been on this project, the money was trimmed to UGX 50,000, something that sparked fury as sole declined to pursue the work. Consequently, the head of the team contacted Gen. Salim Saleh who us reportedly the brain behind this project. He ordered that the youths get laid off by a half from 1000 to at least 500 who to him were a bit manageable. The lay off was immediately effected before mid-August.
One of the youths who received the NRM certificateReliable reports say some of the data that was incorporated into the NRM register were being retrieved from the details submitted to the National covid taskforce at the time of food distribution. People were being asked to submit their NIN details before being given food relief. This data was stored and shared with the NRM secretariat.
Some of the other data which has been incorporated in the NRM register includes that of the refugees who will also vote on instructions of their coordinators. Important to note is the fact that Uganda has about 1.3 million refugees which is considered to be the highest on the African continent and the second highest in the world.