According to the Kamwenge District Veterinary Officer Dr Paul Mbago, they have taken the decision after learning that the viral disease has already ravaged livestock in the neighbouring districts of Kiruhura, Kazo and Ibanda.
While campaigning in Kamwenge district on Tuesday, Kyagulanyi said the controversy was persisting because of poor leadership under the National Resistance Movement -NRM government. He said the disadvantage is both districts are not receiving the royalties that would be used for development purposes.
The ban on public transport left several vehicle owners, drivers and conductors stranded, many of them questioning how they would survive in the absence of public transport, their sole source of livelihood. It’s on the basis of this that Kamwenge Taxi Owners and Drivers Association (KATODA) has come to their aid.
William Sharpe Tumwiine, the UNRA Project Manager, says although the relocation of water pipes is supposed to be done by Armpass Technical Services, NWSC is demanding Shillings 24 million as supervision fees.