Their commitment arose out of concerns by the Mayuge District chairperson Frank Tibagendeka that the area was lagging behind due to poor roads, lack of financial support to the fisheries sector, meagre government financing to the different agricultural production clusters, inadequate schools and health facilities, among others.
Zakia Nakayima, the administrator of the late Zikulabe's Estate explains that UPDF officers approached them in 2019 and informed them of how responsible government agencies had cleared them to occupy the buffer zone of the Lake Victoria shoreline bordering their land.
Bongo, who has served for two five year elective terms, lost to his rival Frank Tibagendeka. He claims that the two security chiefs jointly deployed soldiers and police officers to instigate violence against his supporters and polling agents, which cost him the elections.
While speaking at the 135th, Bishop James Hannington memorial anniversary in Kyando village in Mayuge district on Thursday, Kazimba said that all political players deserve equal rights with their other ruling party counterparts when canvassing for votes to represent their electorates.
The ministry acted on a tipoff from a whistleblower who indicated that Waiswa's academic documents did not corroborate with the institutions he claims to have studied from. The whistleblower further stated that several civil servants in Mayuge district acquired their jobs after bribing the District Service Commission.
The affected people were accused of encroaching on Bukaleeba forest reserve and cutting down trees. Teddy Nsamba, the manager Busoga Forest Company says several notices were issued to the encroachers to vacate the forest in vain.