Sharon Ankunda, the Bukomansimbi Resident District Commissioner says they were instructed by security authorities to directly take over the schools from the children of the late Sheikh Juma Katungulu; the original proprietor, who is involved in a dispute over its management.
The President pledged that the government was to cater for the education of Ssebugwawo’s eight orphans, reconstruct the slain officer’s house as well as support the widow to start an income-generating project to enable sustain the remaining family.
This is the second time the District has suffered a burglary in a space of five months. During the first incident, in April, thugs went away with 90 pairs of gumboots that had been procured for Village Health Teams.
Ahead of the 38th Tarehe Sita anniversary celebrations, soldiers from the UPDF armoured brigade in Kassijjagirwa Masaka, on Monday spent the day in Bukomansimbi town council; participating in community cleaning and offering free medical services to residents in the area.
A man at the centre of a case that sparked three days of protest in Bukomansimbi is out of police custody. Augustine Kalibala Ssebuliba, the former Butenga LC1 Chairman, was arrested after the remains of a child were found in his plantation.
In the chaos, Dickson Mutebi, a reporter with Bukedde TV based in Bukomansimbi, was stoned by a group of protesters. Mubarak Ssebufu, a reporter with Buddu Media Group who was also at the scene, says the group accused Mutebi of airing reports that claimed Kalibala was engaged in human sacrifice.
Police at Butenga in Bukomansimbi District are hunting for robbers who broke into a school and robbed property worth millions of shillings. The robbers managed to make away with the school\'s solar panel, a computer set, and two batteries.
Three people have been arrested by police in Butenga sub-county, Bukomansimbi for misappropriating 37 million shillings belonging to a Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (SACCO) affiliated to Uganda Women\'s Effort to save Orphans (UWESO).
Police has finally allowed the FDC youths conference in Bukomansimbi to proceed several hours after clashing with organizers of the meeting. Recently, FDC leaders in Bukomansimbi organized a conference for youths in the district to discuss issues affecting them and find possible solutions.