Muyingo says that he has received reports in his office of many parents who are still failing to return children to schools reportedly due to lack of school fees and scholastic materials. He said this is unacceptable, at a time when the government is providing universal Primary and secondary education.
The estate located in Namagunga along the Kampala-Jinja highway comprises teachers' quarters for the Diocese schools of St Theresa and Mt. St. Henry's college, a shopping mall, a restaurant, and a health unit.
Delivering his Christmas sermon at St Phillips and Andrews Cathedral Mukono, Bishop Ssebagala noted that as the world celebrates the birth of Jesus, government officials need to embrace him as the only way to the develop the country and free it from its current challenges.
John Akongere, one of the affected people, says they are struggling to recover their land. He explains that in 2014, the army burnt their houses on grounds that they were housing rebels. He says that it was until a year later that NFA confirmed that it had evicted them from the contested land.