John Kisoke, the Kyegegwa LCV Chairperson says that the contractor will continue with the road works. According to Kisoke, district leaders and George Sande, the Managing Director met at the Office of the Prime Minister over the matter.
In January last year, George Mwanika, the former Nakaloke town council NRM chairperson protested the sale of the land. He petitioned the Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit on January 13th, 2020 complaining about the fraudulent sale of public citing the Town Council
during a survey visit, a team from the local government ministry led by Geoffrey Ettedu, the National program coordinator for Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program-(MATIP-2] rejected the proposed site.
Arua City received 234.8 Million Shillings from the Ministry of Finance to support the fight against Covid-19. According to the guidelines, VHTs were supposed to receive 150,000 while LCI Chairpersons 100,000 Shillings on behalf of the village Covid19 Taskforces.
The exercise, according to some concerned individuals in Serere district was done to accommodate applicants who allegedly bribed their way into offices. They claim that the recruitment exercise was highly monetized with influence from the top officials in the district, who reportedly aided the recruitment of their relatives without declaring a conflict of interest.
Samson Lubega, the Bukwo District Police Commander, says that the arrest of the suspects stemmed from complaints from the general public about the non-existent projects under NUSAF3, which were later confirmed by the Resident District Commissioner and LC V Chairperson.
Quinto Odongo, the Otuke District Education Officer described the situation at many schools as “appalling”, saying that although they have plans of renovating the schools, they operate on a meagre budget.
Key among the activities is the recruitment of Parish Chiefs, establishment and training of Parish Development Committees, set up of the Community Information System (CIS) and mobilization of the masses at lower government level.