To date, the Board has awarded loans to 10,041 students, majority of them pursuing undergraduate degree programmes in public and private universities as well as other tertiary institutions, across the country. However, leaders from West Nile, say that the number of beneficiaries from their region is worrying.
The school, one of the two government-aided primary institutions in the lower belt of Kween district started in 2008 as a community facility serving the sub-counties of Sundet, Giligi and part of Ngenge. But due to poor infrastructure, the number of pupils has dwindled from 1,000 in 2012 to less than 400 pupils today.
Richard Ssembajjwe, the Chairperson of Luweero District Service Commission told URN that the dismissed staff were summoned twice in Month of December 2019 to defend themselves over the alleged forgeries but they declined to appear. The one staff who had turned up at their offices disappeared before he was interviewed over allegations.
The committee is headed by Masindi municipality Mayor Joab Businge, who is deputized by Col. Stephen Muruli the head of Operation Wealth Creation in the area. Others members of the committee are Livingston Kabagambe, Robinah Nyangoma and Patrick Kaahwa, among others.