Rwamirama who has been on a working visit to Kalangala distrust. met veterans from the seven sub counties that make up Kalangala district on Saturday afternoon. He expressed dismay to out increasing reports of their participation in illegal fishing activities.
The beneficiaries who include veterans, youths and widows are yet to benefit from the program. Some of the seeds that were distributed are rotting away in the houses while some of the beneficiaries are selling away the seeds to farmers.
Major John Nyanzi, the 409 acting Brigade commander concurs with the former soldiers that the army should have honored Lt. Col Orombi but blames it on the lack of enough officers at his rank in the region.
The executive members were also accused of failing to utilize the 200 million shillings that President Museveni donated to the veterans two years ago to construct a hostel to act as an income generating project.
1,266 iron sheets that were donated to army veterans 19 years ago are rusting in government stores in Gulu. The iron sheets were meant to be given to soldiers who were retrenched in 1993 but have never been distributed.
The disgruntled, hungry and angry looking veterans were taken to Singo training wing in August with the hope that they would be deployed in Mogadishu, but their hopes were dashed when they were asked to return to their homes.