Charles Engoru Echemu, also former District Council Speaker in Amuria District was arrested on Thursday for causing financial loss to the government. Echemu is accused of refusing to refund 6.4 Million Shillings to Amuria District Local Government for salary that he received over and above his statutory entitlement.
Eng Dr. Isaac Mutenyo the Program Coordinator USMID- Program expressed disappointment with the contractor for failing to meet his obligation. He says that some structures are still within the road reserve and the works are not at the stage they are expected to be.
Kiosks that were previously set up along Ben Kiwanuka street, Allen Road, part of Burton Street, the Old taxi Park, Nkrumah Road, Railway group, Nasser Road, Colville Street and Kimathi Avenue, among others, have been removed and taken to the Kampala Capital City Authority yard in Nakawa.
It’s reported that the District Service Commission advertised for 24 jobs slots for Parish Chiefs who are expected to oversee the implementation of the Parish Development Model (PDM). However, the list of successful applicants had 74 recruits, 50 personnel more than what was required.
Through their lawyer, Egaru and Company Advocates, the applicants want the court to issue a permanent injunction restraining the school and Ventorino Otto from using, claiming the land in contention, or receiving any benefits or compensation from the school occupying the land.
Godfrey Bemanyisa, the Masaka City Clerk, says that the current arrangement is inconveniencing them hence the need to put all administration offices under one building to ease coordination of services and staff.
In December last the Year, Arua City Council nominated five members of the Arua City Service Commission and five others for the City Land Board. The names were submitted to the Ministry of Public Service and Lands for approval.
Vincent Okurut, the Busia Town Clerk says that they are evicting street vendors in the town to restore trade orders within the central business district. He said they want all traders to occupy the gazetted markets.
The 2 billion Shillings facility was constructed by the Rotary Club of Kampala on 10-acres of land donated to Rotary in 1996, by the Late Rotarian George Kasedde Mukasa for the Club to implement a community service project.
Isha Ntumwa, the Lwengo Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says that his office received complaints from Nakalembe Women’s Piggery women group, about a syndicate involving technocrats to embezzle the project funds.
The allegations against Sagal were first raised by the Parish Chiefs of Lorengedwat in their petition to the Resident District Commissioner. The three chiefs who include Catherine Sarah Loma, Sisto Losur, Rosemary Mugema of Kamaturu, Nathenyoit, and Narisae parishes respectively allege that the chief and his Sub Accountant, Robert Kolbe conspired to defraud the government 58 million shillings since July last year.