The Head Teacher of St. Francis Buluba, Day and
boarding primary school in Buluba village, Mayuge district has been accused of misusing Universal Primary Education-UPE funds.
O9n Saturday parents who turned up to receive their children’s report cards
turned rowdy accusing William Sande of failing to account for the funds.
They tasked Sande to either account for the alleged missing funds or resign
from his office.
Led by the chairperson of the school management committee, Gideon Ngobi, the
parents allege that, pupils eat one meal a day yet UPE funds are meant to cater
for school needs.
Ngobi says that the school is highly indebted by food suppliers who have never
been paid since the beginning of second term. He further stresses that Mayuge
district local government should task Sande to account for the missing funds.
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Grant Kalulu, a parent says that they were supposed to hold a peaceful meeting but
were shocked to find heavy security deployment.
Kalulu also faults the school authorities of locking out the pupils.
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Elivaidha Namulondo says that school issues should be handled harmoniously and
wonders why instead of dialogue between parents and administration, police was
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But Sande blames his woes on detractors who are instigating the
“I requested the district police commander to provide us with
security after the situation went rowdy, and I am reliably informed that my
detractors are fuelling these protests,” he says.