Hoima district has 32 councillors who earn 350,000 Shillings as allowance per sitting. Now the group says that they are demanding allowances for the last three months, and is threatening to shun all council meetings until the arrears are cleared.
Defending the proposal, Peter Musinguzi, a member on the District Education Committee observed that the Education department is unable to play its supervisory and monitoring role efficiently due to lack of transport.
However on Friday, the Speaker said the councillors did not follow the rightful procedures while signing the petition. He explains that according to the rules of procedure of the local government councils, all petitions have to be filed in his presence, which he says was not the case with the councillor’s petition.
In September, the councillors stormed a council session demanding to be sworn in but they were thrown out by the police on orders of the Kabale District Speaker, Loy Zikampereza. Few days later the angry councillors sued Kabale district local government for delaying to swear them in.
On Wednesday afternoon during a council session, the Kabale Municipality Mayor, Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha tabled a proposal to relocate families from Nyakahita cell of Kigongi B ward in the central division to public land in Butare ward in the Northern division to pave way for completion of Kigongi road
Eddie Mugisha, the Rwamucucu councilor asks the LC V chairperson to drop Kyereeres name, saying he is untrustworthy. He says considering Kyereeres name will be a very big embarrassment to the district.
ohn Kalisa, the Chairman Kabale Municipal Finance, Planning and Investment Sectoral Committee, says there is no Kigezi Transports Limited can continuing running the park yet it has failed to remit revenue to the municipality.
Godfrey Kayemba Afaayo, embattled Mayor of Masaka municipality has returned to office two days after failing to appear before the council to explain his role in the illegal disposal of the council chambers.