A section of Democratic Party (DP) members in Bukomansimbi district are planning to elect their own party chairman because they say the newly appointed party chairman is too old. On Tuesday, Bukomansimbi DP leaders appointed 87 year old Joseph Ssekibaala, the new Bukomansimbi DP Chairperson.
Butenga Health Centre IV, located in Butenga Sub County is the largest health unit in Bukomansimbi district. Serving a population of more than 60,000, the health centre has not been operating for more than a month over lack of a medical doctor, beds, water, and poor state of the buildings among others.
In the 2010/2011 financial year, Parliament authorized the operationalization of Bukomansimbi, Kalungu and Lwengo districts.
However, three years after residents of Bukomansimbi claim they were better off under Masaka district.