The schools are Bukakata Seed school in Masaka district, Mbirizi seed school in Lwengo district, and Lukaya seed school in Kalungu district. They were each constructed at 2.125 Billion Shillings under the World Bank-funded Inter-Government Fiscal Transfer-UgIFT program.
Wilberforce Kizza, a former councillor explained that they received approval from the district for construction of a classroom block worth Shillings 120 million in the current financial year but they were surprised to see construction works start at the beginning of February.
According to the ministries, out of the 439 learners they tested who were reported to have symptoms like those of covid-19 from Wakiso district, 198 and of them 58 tested positive for influenza A and two tested positive for influenza B.
Gloria Namuli, the Deputy Headteacher of Kibose Church of Uganda Primary School, says that due to the fear of the sanctions, some headteachers may resort to examination malpractices to save their jobs.
Gastone Muhereza, the Kashambya sub-county LC V councillor who also doubles as district production and marketing secretary, says that it is embarrassing to find Kabale district is the one that determines the project budget.
According to Nawangwe, Excel Construction Company quoted Shillings 20.5 Billion, which is close to their own estimate of about Shillings 21 Billion. Fire gutted the iconic building popularly known as the ivory in 2020.
Omunu reportedly diverted part of the funds to purchase a vehicle worth Shillings 172 million and spent an additional Shillings 40million to open a road without authorization from the education ministry.