According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
Speaking during the meeting, Joseph Luzige, the Mityana District LC V Chairperson, noted with concern the invisible hand of power brokers in the brutal evictions. According to Luzige, the brutal evictions are instigated by people who use their connections to bully people off their land.
In the letter, a copy of which URN has seen, Ntimba, says Monday has been interdicted from duty for failure to comply with section F-S of the Uganda Public Service Standing Orders 2010 thus leading public service into disrepute.
James Ebitu, the Director of Social Protection in the Gender Ministry, argues that the elders councils stretch from grass root to national level and as candidates progress to other levels, they live gaps that need to be filled but Electoral Commission doesnt have resources to conduct elections immediately.
John Longolio, the Senior Assistant Secretary who is currently in charge of the office of Nabilatuk Chief Administrative Officer, says they expect their first salary in August because of some technical delays.