The Finance cesretary said that the performance of the local revenue was below the target because amounts from co-funding for small scale irrigation by beneficiaries had not been paid yet and the collections from markets and business licenses were also affected by the lockdown.
Ishanga Longino Ndyanabo, who replaced Makaaru following his retirement in 2006 described the deceased as a teacher who was very articulate. He says Makaaru, who supported Uganda People’s Congress-UPC later supported President Museveni to the extent that he gave him a small radio as he passed through Bushenyi.
Annet Tibemanya, the Ishaka division female councillor says that the Education Act 2008 mandates the District Education Standing committee to appoint one person with the approval of the district council to represent the local government on the school board.
According to the report, 7.4 million Shillings was withdrawn from the Women Empowerment Program and youth livelihood program accounts on different dates in 2019 without authorization. The report also notes that 104 million Shillings was transferred from the general account to the Imprest account and later withdrawn for unknown reasons.
Delivering his judgment on Tuesday, Justice Dr. Flavian Zeija said that the three officials were put through a lot of inconvenience, both psychologically and physically by going to court to prevent the alleged illegalities.
Christopher Ayebare a resident of Bushenyi says that the failure by the authorities to collect garbage is a clear indication that they are not serious. He says that the authorities always come up and demand for revenue but are slow when it comes to service delivery.
Bushenyi Municipality engineer Deus Baingana has come under fire over alleged shoddy work. Baingana is accused of messing up a road contract worth 400 million shillings that connects Bushenyi Main road to Katokye and the State Lodge.
Lillian Nakamatte says she learnt about the missing land titles a month ago after receiving reports from whistle blowers that one of the district officials whom she declined to name was involved in the dubious deal of selling off Kyamuhunga forest land to a private investor.
Peace Tibakuna and Silage Banyanga, both representatives of Ishaka Division say the sacking of Mbabembeire was long overdue because of conniving with the technical team to steal tittles of Kyamuhunga forest,
Julius Ndamire, a resident of Kashenshero sub county says a section of residents have already drafted a petition they intend to send to the Local Government Minister protesting the proposed boundary demarcation