Last year, the Banyatereza Sisters, requested Fort Portal Municipal Council to make minor renovations on the building. The request was granted and on May 21, 2019. However, the building collapsed soon after the renovation started, injuring two people.
Byamukama was making reference to the ongoing discussion on the National Coffee bill 2018 which is currently being scrutinized by Parliament's Agriculture committee. The bill proposes the registration of farmers, capturing details of the size of land, the number of coffee trees and particulars of the farmers, coffee buyers and sellers among others.
But the bus operators and other businesspersons who initially expressed interest to conduct business in the bus terminal are yet to relocate. Gateway Bus Company and Teso Coach, that ply Moroto- Kampala route on a daily basis have expressed different demands to be able to relocate to the terminal.
Noah Bulamba, the Chairperson of Tumbaali Multipurpose Cooperative Society in Masuliita Sub County says that the group has an investment portfolio of 38 Million Shillings generated from the sale of shares to members and low-interest loans. He adds that members borrow credit for personal investments such as the construction of family homes and businesses, adding that they are now focused on saving money for the future.