The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Hon. Elioda Tumwesigye’s posh latest 2016 class Mercedes Benz-SUV mesmerizes Ugandans amidst stinking poverty. The government registered vehicle costs an estimate of 763,000,000/= according to the company’s website.
When Mr Yoweri Kaguta Museveni captured power in 1986, he castigated past leaders for being “extragavant” citing the fact that Ministers were driving Mercedes Benz cars their official cars.
He instructed all ministers to be given Nissan Laurel a Japanese cheap car.
Today, It seems our ministers and government officials changed the policy secretly and there is competition at who is driving the most posh and expensive vehicle.
Minister Tumwesigye’s Mercedes-Benz SUV range
Built to the highest standards, combining cutting-edge safety features with dynamic design, impeccable road-holding abilities and engines that deliver maximum power while minimizing their environmental impact.
A quick search on the internet shows that the 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class ($122,400) is the most expensive SUV in its class. The luxury large SUV class itself is far from inexpensive, with an average price of $70,000. Depending on options, power trains, and trims, you could spend more than $218,000 on the G-Class.
In Ugandan currency
This car costs between 428,400,000/- on average and the highest price is 763,000,000/-