This is the second time the District has suffered a burglary in a space of five months. During the first incident, in April, thugs went away with 90 pairs of gumboots that had been procured for Village Health Teams.
Joseph Sseruuma, a resident of Kasota village says a lot of medical waste that includes among others; cotton wool, gloves, syringes and needles, gauze pads, razor blades and other solid medical wastes are accumulating in swamps where they pose serious threats to residents. He says there are people who use the cover of darkness to dump waste in Kyojja swamp.
Last week, Bukomansimbi officials led by the District Council Speaker, James Muhabwa declined to receive the ambulance, which had been delivered for the second time arguing that it can neither serve the intended purpose nor suit the project as envisaged by the funder.
Hajji Muhamad Kateregga, the Bukomansimbi L5 Chairperson who also doubles as a finance committee secretary on Thursday presented to the council the proposed district budget estimate for the next financial year, which amounts to 17.4 billion shillings.
Muhammad Golooba Kanakulya, the Mpalampa village chairperson says that dogs are endangering the lives of residents because they have started attacking people after killing several domestic animals and poultry.
Muhammad Kateregga, the Bukomansimbi LC V Chairperson, asked the leaders to mobilize residents to work on village roads under the community service arrangement to minimize maintenance costs that they cannot foot at the moment.
Ssekiziyivu, the affected pupils and the District Education Officer were summoned by UNEB for interrogation, where it was confirmed that he was the mastermind of the cheating and that he worked with the help of invigilators to offer external assistance to the candidates.
Christine Mukiibi, the L.CV vice chairperson has presented to the district council presided over their speaker James Muhabwa, a draft motion seeking to curve a new constituency out of Bukomansimbi north county.