Umeme’s Spokesperson, Peter Kaujju told journalists on Tuesday that the available substation in Entebbe has an installed capacity of 20 megavolts. He, however, says that with the ongoing and upcoming developments such as the upgrade and expansion of the airport, construction of a Convention Centre and a transformer manufacturing plant among others, the municipality will need an additional substation to meet the future load.
Alfred Okwonga, the Gulu City Mayor says the land which is estimated at half an acre is located within the town center and that it initially belonged to Gulu District Local Government but was recently passed over to Gulu City Council.
The Lamwo Chief Administrative Officer Charles Uma acknowledges the delayed ex gratia allowances for the village leaders which he attributes to the central government that has since not released funds despite several reminders.
Annet Tibemanya, the Ishaka division female councillor says that the Education Act 2008 mandates the District Education Standing committee to appoint one person with the approval of the district council to represent the local government on the school board.