Mary Nabukenya and Florence Nakaaki, two of those affected claim that Kibi disposed of the land during the COVID19 lockdown when the government through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development halted all kinds of land transactions.
Hajji Sulaiman Ssamula, the Managing Director Owen Construction Company Ltd is worried that the persistent rainfall could affect the building. Ssamula says he received an initial deposit of Shillings 300M for the project with promises of additional funding in vain
Museveni who presided over the 56th National Independence celebrations held at Kasasa Sub County in Kyotera district expressed concern that the agricultural sector has not developed at the same rate compared to other sectors despite its capacity to turn around the economy.
Matia Mulindwa Kagugube, a money lender trading under Top-up Financial Services in Masaka town, has noted centralized process of licensing in holding many them back from formalizing their operations urging the process is brought closer to them.
Ruth Musoke Lillian, the head of skills Development Facility at the Private Sector Foundation Uganda, also reveals that they are currently implementing a World Bank funded project to help enhance skills of local people to address the impediments to skills development.
Rashid Ssenyonga, the Kyotera town council LC3 Chairman, says the closure of this factory has rendered an estimated 90 people jobless. Ssenyonga claims that some of the youths who used to work there have become a security concern to the authorities.
At least 10 small scale factories in Kyotera town council in Rakai have suspended their operations because of the persistent power blackout. Last week, UMEME disconnected power to Kyotera Town council over unclear reasons.