The DP team says Ruto has been asked to seek permission from the service chief.
• According to government travel arrangements, any cabinet member wishing to travel abroad must obtain the approval of the State House before doing so.
Kiharu MP Nidndi Nyoro said the immigration officer said he had received “instructions from above” not to allow DP William Ruto to make a private visit to Uganda.
Vice President William Ruto has been barred from making a personal visit to Uganda, his communications team said.
” He was asked to seek permission from the chief of staff and cabinet secretary when he arrived at the airport . We are surprised. This has not happened in the last nine years,” Communications Secretary David Mugonyi said on Monday.
According to the government’s travel arrangements, any member of the Cabinet who wants to travel abroad must obtain the approval of the State House before doing so.
In what appeared to be a response to the cancellation, the DP took to Twitter and said: “Everything is fine.”
Reportedly the DP was in contact with the Chief of Public Service Joseph Kinyua about the matter, but Kinyua said he was unaware of the incidents.
Kapsaret MP Oscar Sudi, who is a close ally of Ruto, took to Facebook to express his frustration, saying he was supposed to travel with the DP but ended up waiting “for five hours”.
“We were detained for more than 5 hours at Wilson Airport by Vice President William Ruto. Our flight was scheduled for noon but the so-called Deep State failed to remove the DP. President Justin Muturi removed us and my colleague Ndindi Nyoro as our trip was private. , “Sudi said.
He said the DP was impatient after a long wait and left the airport for his home.
“We had to wait longer than expected until the DP became patient and left the airport to go home.”
President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni , invited the DP last month as a guest of honor at the official laying of the foundation stone of the vaccine manufacturing plant.
The ceremony took place in Matuga, Wakiso district, where construction was underway.
During the ceremony, Ruto said volunteering to buy a range of locally produced vaccines would significantly reduce import bills from African countries, increase their export earnings and improve health status. Ordinary people.