Mpindi Bumali, the MP for Persons with Disabilities expressed concern over the impartiality of the IGG Kamya in conclusively investigating the intricate rot at the Uganda Land Commission since it equally touches her since she also supervised the troubled ULC as Lands Minister
In his opening remarks in the committee sitting Thursday morning, the Chairperson, Joel Ssenyonyi informed the MPs that he recieved information that Kamya had developed ‘excruciating pain in the heart’ and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital for medical attention, and could not attend the meeting until she recovers.
For instance, through their lawyers, Leonard Kizito and Francis Kigonya wrote to the ULC Chairperson on January 6th, 2022 requesting Shillings 250 million for their 950 acres of land at Bugangaizi Block, which they sold to ULC at Shillings 950 million that the commission paid in several installments.
Julius Nyeko, the Pader District Senior Land Officer says that the fresh demarcation will begin in three weeks. Nyeko maintained that the land in question measuring about 105,400 hectares was erroneously leased out by the Uganda Livestock Industries to private companies and individuals.
Amanda Ngabirano, the chairperson of National Physical Planning Board cautioned that poor garbage management affects the growth of a city by making it unattractive to the people and potential investors.
Emmanuel Banya, Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the returned fund is expected to facilitate implementation of infrastructural works under USMID project this first quarter.
The former minister shocked the people of Lango when he picked nomination forms for the newly created Otuke East Constituency member of parliament under independent ticket after declaring that he will not be seeking to hold any elective position.
He will be facing Hon. Fr. Jacinto Ogwal, contesting under the UPC Ticket and Hon. Julius Acon Bua, the incumbent under National Resistance Movement- NRM Party.
Mukesh repossessed the said property in 1992 from the East African Aluminum Works Company which had owned it since 1953. But according to a select committee which is investigating the controversial repossession of Departed Asian properties in Uganda, the transfer of ownership for the said land is dubious.
The intervention comes at the backdrop of complaints, mostly by tenants, filed from different parts of the country with the most recent incident occurring at Bukompe village in Kassanda district where city businessman Abid Alam’s men forcefully destroyed homes and plantations in a bid to evict settlers. The matter has since been taken over by the Statehouse Anti-Corruption Unit.
Emmanuel Banya, the Kitgum Municipal Council Town clerk disclosed that government has procured Comptran Engineering & Planning Associates, a consultancy firm from Ghana that will undertake designing of roads in the municipality.
The districts of Kabarole, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa and Bunyangabu currently use the Kingdom buildings to host their Sub County and County headquarters. Some of the buildings are also being occupied by schools and health facilities. Some buildings have also been turned into military installations such as the newly created UPDF Mountain Division at Muhooti Barracks.
Appearing before the Commission of inquiry into land Matters, Robert Opio, the acting Commissioner for land registration says the Administrator General cleared the transaction using a search report generated by unauthorized Principal Land Officer in Wakiso Ministry Zonal Office, Johnson Mukaaga.