Nakaseke District Chairman Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka says that the district needs more than 80 million Shillings to repair the vehicles and pay debts in garages to service them. He adds that the absence of transport has crippled service delivery this financial year because district staff are incapacitated and as such, cannot monitor government programmes.
The summons signed by Elias Bayiruka, the Masaka District Criminal Investigations Officer, require Sauda Namuleme municipality principal treasurer to appear before Masaka central police station on 11th January 2020 for interrogation and statement recording.
According to locals, Rwenkorongo-Nyombe-Kagoma road measuring about 29-kilometres, the three-kilometre Murambo-Kibungo road, and the Four-Kilometer Kekubo-Nyamiyaga-Bugoto are all in a very sorry state. Other roads in deplorable conditions include Habubare-Kabere, Habubre-Kabere, Butare-Butanda and Nyinabireere-Katojo roads, altogether measuring 18 kilometres.
The eviction conducted by the Environment Police last evening followed concerns raised by several environmentalists on the continued degradation of the wetland despite ordinances to halt sand mining operations in the precincts of Lake Victoria passed by Entebbe Municipal Council and Katabi Town Council