Alex Felix Majeme the Nakasongola District Chief Administrative says that according to Local Government, Ssejjemba was supposed to resign his government job before he was nominated and elected as councilor.
The district has been embroiled in a fight over the leadership pf the District Service Commission, since the end of the tenure of the previous commission one year ago. The bickering pits the District Executive Committee against the District Council.
Now, in her letter to Lukwago, Kamya argues that a District Executive Committee as constituted under the Local Government Act that would have recommended the re-appointment of Ntege doesn’t exist under KCCA.
The extension will allow property owners who couldn’t file their objections to the property rates and be heard by July 1st 2019 to do so for remedial action. The extension follows a request by KCCA to the Kampala Minister to extend the time within, which the valuation court chaired by Wandera Ogalo will hear, the complaints.
According to a transition report that was read by the Kamwenge Deputy chairperson Peter Asaba, Kitagwenda will be made up of six Sub Counties and two town councils. The Sub Counties are Nyabbani, Ntara, Kanara, Kicheche, Mahyoro and the Town Councils are Kabujogera and Ntara-Kicwamba.
According to the District Health Officer - DHO, Dr Solomon Asiimwe, the district has a high teenage pregnancy rate of 25.6 per cent and a fertility rate of 7.8 per cent which is way above the national fertility rate of 5.4 per cent.
Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the EC chairman, says no candidate will be allowed to organize any activity aimed at soliciting money from potential voters as it is tantamount to bribery contrary to Section 147(1) of the Local Government Act.
According to the Assistant Town Clerk Fort Portal Municipal Council, John Bosco Rusoke, without an approved budget, it means that council won’t have mandate to receive or pay any money with effect from July 1, 2019. He also says that they won’t be allowed to collect any revenue.