In September, Finance Minister, Matia Kasaijja, alongside other leaders and sugarcane farmers within Busoga sub-region held a joint meeting where they revealed that the government was committed to constructing a Shillings 135 billion sugar plant in Luuka district to take up the surplus cane.
Dr. Gerald Eilu, a Forest Biology and Ecosystems Management lecturer at Makerere University says that it is wrong for the university management to cut the trees especially during the breeding season for the birds.
Mayuge district headquarters has been a bee hive of activities for the past few days as men with noisy power saws cut down trees in almost all directions. Some trucks were have been ferrying the logs to unknown destination.
The Committee Chairperson, Jovah Kamateeka, said it is high time government traces and explains to the country the cause of the mudslides. She explained that people in the affected areas still face threats of future calamities since nobody knows what could have happened up in the mountains where boulders came from.
John Longolio, the Senior Assistant Secretary who is currently in charge of the office of Nabilatuk Chief Administrative Officer, says they expect their first salary in August because of some technical delays.
Andrew Abunyang, the Director Human Resources directed Nuwagaba to immediately hand over University properties to the college principal. Abunyang says upon on handing over, the Principal should give Nuwagaba a clearance letter to present to the University Bursar to enable processing of his dues and any monies that he may be owing the University.