The Emyoga group members became bitter particularly with the district commercial officer for cancelling the training and funds cannot be released before the training is conducted. The angry members demanded an immediate apology from the officials.
Over 100 Emyooga
beneficiaries from different groups in Maracha district on Friday stormed the
offices of Chief Administrative Officer, the Resident District Ccommissioner and the District Commercial Officer demanding to know why there
is continued delay in the remittance of the funds.
The group members’
actions followed a botched training for which the group leaders were called in
preparation for the dispatch of funds to the group accounts. However, led by Yafet
Yikii the chairperson, the groups became bitter particularly with the district commercial
officer for cancelling the training and also demanded for immediate apology
from the officials.
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Cue out; does not take place.…. //
one of the members of the Emyooga group members has described the continued delay and
failure by the Commercial Officer to keep in touch with the members as a
sabotage against them and the program. According to Engamvile,
the members who started following up on the Emyooga programme since late last
year have now lost hope in the program.
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Cue out; continue following him.…. //
Bamale, the district commercial officer Maracha who was absent from office
on Friday would not pick repeated calls made to her. But Nicholas Ojuri, the deputy
DISO Maracha who later attended to the rowdy Emyooga members, blamed the information gap between the administrators and the members of the beneficiary groups adding that his
office would handle the matter
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Cue out; was not very clear.…. //
According to a report obtained from the district commercial office, there are 36 Emyooga
groups have been approved for the program in Maracha district but none of them
have accessed the funds.