Moroto Municipal Town Clerk, Isaiah Tumwesigye says that the interdiction was served to restore sanity in the institution of government adding that a number of cases of indiscipline by staff members in the Municipality have been recorded over time without any punitive action.
Moroto Town Clerk Isaiah Tumwesigye says that the money under the second phase of funding to Moroto municipality will be used to improve road infrastructure in the municipality. Tumwesigye said that the second phase will also prioritize environmental protection and community empowerment programs.
The move to close the houses follows several warnings by the municipal authorities to the affected homesteads that went in vain. The LC1 Chairperson Nakapelimen village, Richard Lokeris, says that the operation has been long overdue.
The market is being constructed by Ambitious Construction Company Limited under phase two of Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme (MATIP 11).
Part of the building on the second floor collapsed and wounded Daniel Angella, a helper and Wilfred Masebe, a mason. They are currently nursing injuries at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital.
Moroto Bus Terminal Project was commenced in 2014 under the Uganda Support for Municipal Infrastructure Development-- USMID project. The project worth 3.8 billion shillings was expected to be complete by June last year.
Moroto Municipality offices are situated within Moroto District Local Government offices where access is through one main gate manned by an old armless guard. Except for the CAOs office, RDC and sometimes the district chairperson; the rest of the offices dont have any security detail both day and night.