Scovia Masika, a resident of Katebwa Sub County, says that during the rainy season, they find it hard to access health care services due to the poor state of the road that connects to Kisomoro Health Centre III. The road is characterized by potholes, gullies, and slipperiness which makes it hard for motorists to use.
Erias Byakagaba, the Kakooga Parish LCII Chairperson, says the affected people have now sought refuge in the homes of their neighbors. He calls for government’s intervention to provide the families some food relief and essentials items.
Defending the proposal, Peter Musinguzi, a member on the District Education Committee observed that the Education department is unable to play its supervisory and monitoring role efficiently due to lack of transport.
Ikagobwa ordered Nkwasibwe to apologize for violating the rules of the council, which bar members from carrying firearm during plenary. Nkwasibwe declined to apologize, arguing that he has been carrying a firearm for the last 15 years without any case of misuse.
The tractors were their major sources of income since they would be hired to farmers to use them in ploughing their fields. The veterans would charge 70,000 shillings for each hectare ploughed, and would at least save 200, 000 shillings daily. However, the tractors are grounded and efforts to have them repaired have been futile.
Peace Mutuuzo, the Minister of State for Gender and Culture and Bunyangabu Woman Member of Parliament, says they will invite local and cultural leaders from various sub counties that are affected by the girl child drop out to discuss a way forward.