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.
Martin Atuka, the NUSAF III Community Monitoring Group Chairperson in Agago District says out of the 136 members of the group, only 85 actively engaged in working on-site yet the executive leaders claimed to have paid all members.
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.
Sam Kigula, the Nakasongola LC V Chairperson, says that the Executive and CAO agreed that a board of survey would evaluate the phones factoring in the cost of depreciation to allow the councillors to pay for them. Kigula says that the phones can’t be passed on to other councillors in their current state even if they are returned.