The Kasese district FDC Chairperson, Mr. Saulo Maate has called for community vigilance against some people he said were conducting illegal meetings aiming at mobilizing the local population for the district subdivision but against the technical Guidelines on COVID 19 Pandemic.
Speaking to Kasese guide radio in a telephone interview over the weekend, Mr. Saulo said that the current plan for the district sub division project reported meetings would not only spread the virus but also a source of conflicts at a time the country was handling a number of tasks on disasters.
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Mr. Saulo used the same opportunity to ask government to spend the reported fifty billion shillings intended for members of parliament to avail items intended for corona and other disaster victims especially in Kasese district, Uganda`s food basket that has faced its wrath by floods. Mr. Saulo speaking2….
Meanwhile in Maliba subcounty, parents and guardians, including Mr. Solomon Mbusa called for urgent intervention by government and developers to relocate Bikone primary school whose vast piece of land and some structures were last week swept away by the deadly floods. Mr. Solomon speaking1……
One of the school neighbors, Mr. Gideon Bwambale said that looking at the community and school damaged pit-latrines, water borne diseases could be another future challenge. Mr. Gideon speaking…..
A security officer working with Kilembe Mines ltd but declined to be identified for his low rank to speak to the media said that the power dam that was constructed by the Canadians in 1952 had been affected by the floods.
Mr. Lazarus speaking…….
Earlier yesterday, the Kasese Municipal Mayor Godfrey Kabyanga insisted that people living in river and swampy channels shift to safer areas. END.