Mpigi District council passed a 38.8 billion Shillings budget on Friday amid grumbling among leaders who accused the district executive of undermining the finance committee report and recommendations on the budget allocations as well as denying them a chance to debate during the council meeting.
Cyrus Baker Ssempijja, the Mpigi District Finance Secretary, says that the fracas started as they gathered to set up and formulate committees to open up accounts for PDM. He described Kasule and his group as enemies of the government and development and warned the public against efforts to fail the arrangement.
Hearing of the case in which opposition National Unity Platform - NUP candidate Betty Ssentamu, is challenging the victory of National Resistance Movement's Sylvia Nayebale for Gomba District Woman Member of Parliament will be fixed for hearing after Court of Appeal concludes its cases.
Sheikh Battira, who belonged to Uganda Muslim Tablig Community was recommended to the Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje for appointment as Kadhi by the Amir Daula, Sheikh Sulaiman Kakeeto.
According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the Masaka-bound bus lost control while giving way to a canter that was overtaking another vehicle. The bus swerved off the road and overturned injuring the three passengers.
Gerald Katongole the District Schools Inspector, said that all schools will be inspected to ensure to gauge their readiness and ability to implement the Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs before they reopen.
Initial reports indicate that one of the victims; Ismail Mugerwa, was killed in a scuffle as he attempted to fight a group of suspected robbers who had attacked his home. The Police said that another person, identified as Umar Bashir Sekitoleko was arrested by neighbours who responded to the alarm and was subsequently killed by a mob.
Faridah Nampiima, the Traffic Police Spokesperson said that among the injured is Adrian Kwetegyereza , the Acting Regional Police Commander for Greater Bushenyi who sustained severe injuries in the legs.