While addressing the nation, following a summit with the Council of Governors, the President today directed the Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai to permanently withdraw licenses of bars that will violate the new directive.
The President also directed police officers not to spare anyone while implementing the COVID-19 guidelines, regardless of their social or political status.
“All drinking joints shall remain closed untill further notice .The inspector general of police shall withdraw all licences for bars operating in breach of this directive and and the widrawal shall be parmanent “ said the president
The President’s announcement also dealt a blow to restaurants which have been serving alcoholic drinks with new guidelines now prohibiting the sale of liquor in eateries. He adjusted the operational time for restaurants to between 8 pm to 7 pm.
The nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew will also remain in force after the President extended it for another 30 days.
“All the measures that have announced today shall apply to all citizens regardless of their social or political status,” he said.