Alfred Eboku Ejanu, the head of credit and operations at the Microfinance Support Centre, says that during their years of operations in Wakiso district, they have established that the population in Wakiso has unique challenges which need special focus and treatment.
Mujuni says children as young as five years of age were cited at the National Scouts Camping site in Kaazi, a suburb of Wakiso district during this year’s national competition. This he says is against scouting guidelines.
This year's camp was organised under the theme; “Living by the scout promise and law”. St Geralds Secondary School Nyakibaale became the overall winners for this year in the secondary school category followed by Rukungiri Primary Teachers College boys.
While on a visit in Uganda last year, the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi endorsed the construction of the centre in memory of India’s icon, Mahatma Gandhi whose ashes are believed to have been sprayed on the banks of river Nile following his death in 1948.
Daniel Kaseregenye, the Hoima Municipal town clerk told URN that they are set to renovate the facility this financial year. He says the facility is to be painted and fenced before they install electricity and water.
Julius Birungi, the LC I Chairperson of Butulya village, says when the situation worsened prompting pupils to stop going to school, he used his personal money to buy logs that were used to construct a temporary bridge.
Kasingye says police will only intervene and conduct meetings to deliberate on possible solutions when there are serious issues. However, the force will continue deploying patrol vehicles in black spots basing on information from the LCs.