Paul Mukungu, the LCIII Chairperson of Luweero town explains that in the exercise, the town council will close any Pentecostal church that does not meet requirements stipulated in Public Health Act, National Physical Planning Standards and Guidelines and town council bylaws, among other regulations.
Arcade operators and traders however, blame Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA law enforcement officers for failing to wipe out vendors especially those dealing in food and drinks in parks and arcades, saying that this puts the city at risk of possible repeat of typhoid outbreak.
A survey by Uganda Radio Network has established that several schools are operating boarding sections in total disregard of the standards. The scenario which puts the lives of learners at risk has been witnessed in Wobulenzi Parents\' Day and Boarding Primary School, Buyuki Primary School, Ssempa Primary School, Trust Academy, Luweero Junior Primary School, Luweero Central S.S., New Life Secondary School and Everest College among others.
30 Kibaale residents have this afternoon been in court accused of failure to build pit latrines for their homes or meet basic sanitation standards. They appeared before Grade Two Magistrate Salongo Darlington Luwaga.
A recent study on the sanitary conditions in the district revealed that the many residents were still performing poorly in general hygiene. The findings of the study by the district health department highlighted Malongo Sub County as the worst performer in latrine coverage.
The ordinance seeks to enhance sanitation and better hygiene practices by punishing persons found using filthy pit latrines, those lacking dust bins, and people who fail to carry out routine communal cleaning of the town