According to Kilaka, Namaganda received 949 pigs but most of the intended beneficiaries didn’t receive them.
District Commissioner, James Kilaka is investigating Zilia Namaganda, the Kityerera
town council LC V councilor for selling off pigs deliver under the presidential
doubles the project coordinator, is also being probed for deploying his son and
daughter as field officers.
The pigs were
part of the presidential empowerment program pledged to residents by President,
Yoweri Museveni in 2015.
Kilaka, Namaganda received 949 pigs but most of the intended beneficiaries didn’t
instituted a probe into this matter following numerous complaints from
residents who have never received the pigs and why all the field officers in
this project came from one family,” he said.
Kilaka further stresses that the probe team made
an impromptu visit to Kityerera B village where 90 pigs were purportedly
distributed but only seven were recovered.
Joseph Pompe, a resident says he constructed a
pig sty worth Shillings 250,000 in 2016 but has waited for the pigs in vain.
a meeting and tasked us to construct pigsties, which I did in 2016, but I have
never received any piglet even after being inspected by the project field
officers,” he said.
Fred Kasango, the Speaker of Kityerera town
council, says he filled the application forms for the piglet but he is yet to receive
“I filled the beneficiary forms in August 2016, but I have never received
the piglets. The coordinator keeps on making empty promises, which have not
yielded to anything,” he said.
Namaganda denies all the allegations leveled
against him, saying he will present a report on the entire project and submit
it to the office of the RDC.