Ben Kavuya

Kizza Besigye has questioned government’s decision to allow businessman Ben Kavuya to fly in his family from The United States.

Besigye took to Twitter to rant after a letter in which Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kuteesa authorises Ethiopian Airlines to evacuate Kavuya’s wife, daughter and grand daughter.

Besigye is not happy

Kutesa wrote Ethiopian Airlines that the family of Kavuya will be allowed to fly into the country via chartered flight on Monday May 18.

The Ministry of Health has also approved Legacy Apartments in Bugolobi as a quarantine facility for Kavuya’s Family.

The three family members of the tycoon are Barbra Kavuya, Blanche Kibaju and Isaiah Tiba Byabashaija.

Legacy Apartments belong to Mr Kavuya, a close associate of Secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakanizi.

The Director General of health services Dr Henry Mwebesa said the Ministry had inspected the

facility and its suitable.

Minister Kutesa’s letter to Ethiopian airlines.
The family will fly into the country on Monday where a car will be waiting for them and they drive themselves to Bugolobi where they will remain in isolation for 14 days. During this period, he said that the family members will be tested for coronavirus.

Kavuya commonly referred to as Chairman is the founder member of Legacy Group. He is responsible for overseeing the development of Rutungu Investments from a small start-up business with a few employees to a multi-million empire as it stands today.

His reputation is one of his greatest assets. He is well known for his entrepreneurialism and foresight, and for his ethical behaviour, generosity and integrity.

Kavuya is the proprietor of Global Capital Saving company Limited. His business deals in money lending and real estate.

He has set up a number of projects under Legacy CSR’s programmes to make sure he makes a difference in society.


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