Enrica Pinnet’s name if mentioned in Uganda, is synonymous with Kampala Uganda Lubowa specialized hospital which was meant to save the country’s foreign currency heamorharage, spent in foreign hospitals on treatment of government dignitaries, and the now infamous Vinci Coffee Company and Government of Uganda signed value addition coffee agreement which Parliament has recommended for nullification.
This coffee agreement signed sometime but came to the limelight this year, caused unprecedented hue and cry hullabaloo from many different circles that sucked in parliament that recommended it’s nullification, which apparently appears to be met by the president’s opposition.
The deputy Speaker of Parliament, recently met the president and there after took to his Twitter handle to state that the president wants to amend the agreement instead of nullifying it completely.
It’s important to note that, the president met NRM members of Parliament prior to debating the report on the coffee agreement with a view of dissuading them from the line of its nullification, but members rejected the president’s position.
Opposition members of Parliament led by Muwanga Kivumbi (Butambala) echoed their dismay about what the Deputy Speaker’s tweet.
However the Spokes Person for Parliament, reiterated the fact that once any motion debated in parliament and its records are entered into the Hansard, there’s nothing that can be changed.
Myths About Enrica Pinnet.
The flamboyant Italian investor, Enrica Pinetti is alleged to be a manager of Uganda government’s official offshore bank account in the Bahamas.
Enrica Pinetti manages companies abroad among which includes:
1. Finmed Design Consultance LTD
2. MedFin Engineering LTD
3. Finaset General Contractor LTD
Also Pinetti is the director and manager of accounts in the following businesses abroad.
1. Grindlays & Co. LTD in UK
2. British Berneo Oil and Gad LTD
3. Mid Mediterranean Corporation LTD
4. I.P. Alimental LTD
5. Bedford Power Equipment Co. LTD where this Uganda government official has shares in these companies since 2009.