However, Ajedra says splitting the oversight of a large institution like NSSF is a recipe for disaster because it puts the fund at risk, saying this will create “a stalemate in decisions” and “supervisory loopholes.”
Some of the roads that have remained in a poor state include Aboke to Ogur border in Lira district about 20km, Alito trading centre to Ngetta border in Lira district and Aboke to Otwal border in Oyam district.
The affected roads are under the district mandate to ensure routing maintenance with funding from the Uganda Roads Fund but have remained narrow, some bridges collapsed, blocked drainage channels and bushy.
The Mayor Fort Portal Municipality, Rev Willy Kintu Muhanda, says they are aware of the state of roads but are constrained by lack of funds and road equipment. He discloses that they currently have only one grader which is also too old and keeps breaking down.
More than 170 residents of Rainbow trading centre, Iredha Shamber in Lira town are demanding compensation of their property destroyed by uncontrolled water due to lack of drainage channels on the road.
Musoke’s family accuses Mukula of using underhand methods to deprive them of their land. Ayub Ssegawa and Hadija Mukasa, both Musoke’s children claim that Mukula bought the contested land from the late Fazil Ali, a squatter without their knowledge.
In their petition, three Sacco board members; Pkotazi Kalemire, Takia Naiga and Ahmed Ssemakula, accuse Vincent Kaitana, the board chairperson of managing the SACCO with impunity and deliberately failing to change leadership despite the expiry of his term of office.