Elly Muhwezi, the programs coordinator for Uganda Citizens Alliance says that splitting of sub-counties to create more town councils is not a wise decision. He says that the money spent on new administrative units should instead be used to improve service delivery in the already existing administrative units.
Government policy requires local governments to use their own personnel and equipment to maintain District, Urban and Community Access Roads in their respective areas using locally generated revenue and funding from Uganda Road Fund.
Namuyangu together with technical team from the ministry and Masaka Municipal leaders conducted a site visit on Thursday to check on the progress of the construction. They were however shocked by inefficiency of the contractor. Besides the contractor being behind schedule, Namuyangu was also angry by the low human resource and technical capacity at the site and use of basic equipment among others.
Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde wrote to the Nebbi District Leadership in 2011 directing the council to provide a titled land for the establishment of the Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project GTLF which will host the International border market.