By Moses Kyeyune
The Prime Minister Dr.Ruhakana Rugunda has told parliament that the public need not worry about the scrapping of Swahili and other subjects from the education curriculum, promising prompt government intervention.
Rugunda was responding to a question raised by Kasilo County MP Elijah Okupa on the justification for the scrapping of Swahili at a time when the push for a common language for the regional integration agenda is at its peak.
The Prime Minister says that government is handling the matter and a statement will be issued son by the ministry of education and sports.
The Uganda National Examinations Board has announced that it will not be examining Fasihi ya Kiswahili, political education, additional mathematics, health education among others subjects on grounds that the National Curriculum Development Center has directed that they be dropped.