President Museveni has declined to sign the much awaited Anti-Homosexuality Bill which was passed by parliament last month in a bid to curb the spread and promotion of homosexuality which has been on the rise in the country.
While passing the Bill which had been proposed by the Bugiri Municipality MP Asuman Basalirwa, proponents argued that the LGBTQ activities had soared amongst learners in boarding schools with allegations suggesting that certain NGOs were fermenting and facilitating the spread of homosexuality.
The Bill suffered immense international condemnation with Donors vowing to heap a barrage of economic sanctions on Uganda.
President Museveni today invited his NRM members of parliament together with those who are independents but working with NRM, after his Keynote address, Members of parliament resolved in unison that the bill is sent back to parliament for improvement.
President Museveni has been under intense pressure not to sign this bill into law as his western donors said it would be a bad law that will infringe on the rights of Ugandans and also water down efforts of fighting HIV/AIDs in Uganda.
The development comes a day after the Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi had advised the president not to sign the Bill.