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Kotido Fails To Pay UGX 4 Million Debt for LC V Chairperson's Vehicle

Ambrose Lotukei, the Kotido LC V Chairperson told URN that the failure by the district to clear the garage to release his vehicle has impacted heavily on his movement.

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Opolot’s Garage in Soroti town is holding onto the official vehicle of Kotido LC V Chairperson registration number UG 3188R because of the failure by the district to raise Shillings 4 million for routine service.

According to information obtained by URN, the vehicle has been in the Garage since June this when it was taken for maintenance.

Kotido District contractedOpolot’s Garage in the 2018/2019 financial year to provide maintenance services for its fleet.

 

Ambrose Lotukei, the Kotido LC V Chairperson told URN that the failure by the district to clear the garage to release his vehicle has impacted heavily on his movement. 

“My work is now difficult. Supervision is affected because my movement is limited. Sometimes I have to borrow a vehicle from other departments or use my personal car until the district pays the service provider,” said Lotukei.

The Kotido Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Richard Wambi who doubles as the District Transport Officer confirmed that vehicle is being held by the garage, saying they are handling the matter. 

   

He hopes that the district will pay off the service provider within a fortnight and recover the vehicle. 

Emmanuel Opolot, the Director Opolot’s Garage confirmed to URN that he is holding on to the vehicle but declined to but declined to divulge details.

  

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