According to the mid financial year assessment report on local revenue collection carried out by the Local Government Ministry, Ntoroko district has so far collected Shillings 480 million of the estimated Shillings 530 million while Bundibugyo district has collected Shillings 500 million of the estimated Shillings 650 million.
The interim Chairperson will serve for a maximum period of six months, after which elections by universal suffrage shall take place. According to the Local Government Act, the interim district chairperson is elected by the interim district council from among themselves by secret ballot supervised and conducted by the Electoral Commission.
Villages in Kiboga district go for years without receiving the 25 percent of the collected revenue as entitled. Under the local government Act, the sub-counties and urban authorities are mandated to send the 25 percent of the revenue collected to villages among others to cater for sanitation and feeder roads.
The Local Government Act tasks municipal councils to initiate, formulate and oversee implementation of policies, assist in the maintenance of law, order and security, receive and solve disputes from lower local councils and evaluate the performance of the council against the approved work plans.
Some of the plans and activities of the administrative units remain on paper due to inadequate funds generated. Roads are in a poor state and inadequate provision of water is the order of the day, among others, leaving the residents with no services.
They are Titus Oryema, the Vice LC V chairperson, Filder Mary Acan, the Planning and Administration secretary, Godfrey Tabu, the Secretary Works, Water, Roads and Technical Services; and the secretary for health and Eduction Richard Dick Kilama.
A special probe committee instituted by the council to investigate the town clerk Muluuta Mugagga over corruption has found him guilty of embezzling over 6 million shillings and has been ordered to pay the money back.