Nankabirwa says that many people are opposed to the oil and gas projects without having adequate information and calls upon oil and gas companies to allow access to members of the public to the installations.
Luke Oweyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, says that police have been able to recover a sub-machine gun loaded with three live ammunition as well as impounding the car at the Ham Mukasa-Nasuuti junction.
Brian Basudde a motorist from Buloba said that just earlier this year, he used to use 10 liters of fuel from Buloba to Kampala for work at Nabugabo road for 40,000 shillings but that currently, he spends 60,000 shillings for the same amount of fuel.
According to Emmanuel Joel Kivumbi, the vice-chairperson of the Kikuubo lane vendor’s association, the vendors’ number has reduced from 300 to 100, since the intense operation started, and of those remaining, some no longer come daily to the city for fear to be arrested.
Olivia Namukasa, the head teacher of Kasoga Primary School has appealed to the government to resolve the dispute immediately to help learners in public schools recover from the wasted time during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now they have tasked government to better roads such as the Bunamubi - Bushiyi road that connects to Bushibuya trading center, Kuushu- Nyende road leading to Nyende trading center, Shilayi-Bundesi road leading to Bundesi trading center, Bumayoka Bufuma road leading to Bufuma health center III and Bulatse trading centre among others. They also want the government to fulfill its promise of rehabilitating the Bududa Circular road which is the main link to the Markets in Kenya and Mbale City.
According to Anywar, with the rollout of the government’s initiative aimed at alleviating poverty, beneficiaries who have taken up agriculture must consider value addition in order to address household poverty.