The elders group, which is led by the Kyegegwa District Service Commission Chairperson, Keith Kalisa has already produced a map of the proposed counties, a copy of which URN has seen. According to the map, Kyaka North will be comprised of Sub Kigambo, Hapuyo, Nkaakwa, Kasule Sub counties and Hapuyo Town Council.
Through their lawyers, Byamukama, Kaboneke and Co. Advocates, the leaders argue that the resolution by Kabarole district council to create Fort Portal Tourism City by annexing Karambi Sub County to Fort Portal Municipality was illegal and shouldn’t be considered by the ministry.
Burahya County is currently the biggest in the country with 5 town councils and 12 sub-counties. The split is being spearheaded by the MP Burahya County, Margaret Muhanga. Muhanga says that the constituency is too big for her and has affected the extension of social services.
Court of Appeal judge, Kenneth Kakuru said the report raises serious concerns which must be condemned by all Ugandans. The current human rights, he said appears to be opposition politicians. Justice Kakuru said government should stop criminalising political activism.
Pauline Rugyira, the Kashambya Sub County LC V female councilor, says the district council sat on May 20th, 2018 and resolved to construct 20 water springs in Kashambya Sub County as way of extending safe water to the residents. She however, says they were surprised to learn recently that only 13 were built and part of the money spent in Rwamucucu Sub County.