By Watchdog reporter

A total of shs40 million was contributed during weekend towards supporting the Albino Community.

Speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga her deputy Jacob Oulanyah led the fundraising walk to raise funds for an albino rehabilitation centre.

The campaign which kicked off activities to mark the Parliament week raised Shs40 million from sections of the public, parliament and media houses.

Recently, Kadaga instructed Oulanyah (NRM-Omoro County) to put government to task to undertake measures to protect the albinos.

“Find a way to remove what they call cosmetics to become a drug to be supplied by the government of Uganda as well as the sunscreens as a starting point to help our people in this category,” Kadaga said.