According to the leadership of both districts, the Quarry being contested over is Joseph Karungi, the LC V Chairperson of Kamwenge District says that the quarry is in Kamwenge Sub County. He explains that for a long-time Hima cement has been paying royalties to Kamwenge district.
The more than 100 miners under their umbrella Harugongo Youth Development and Miners Association are demanding more than 30 Million Shillings for the past four weeks. The association was sub-contracted by GEMs international Limited to supply Pozzolana to Hima Cement.
The King explained that in the past, while around Ekyooto, children were natured, inspired, whereas young girls were groomed by their parents in a manner of inculcating good discipline among them to enable them to become responsible citizens in the future.
At the beginning of the year, the district embarked on the construction of maternity wards at Nyabuswa Health Centre III, and Kitule Health Centre III at 1.2 Billion Shillings. However, the facilities were abandoned at the ground beam by Ken technical Services.