The Committee Chairperson, Jacob Richards Opolot, the Pallisa County MP noted with concern the poor state of toilets at the university as brought to the attention of the committee by students recently.
The closed buildings occupied by more than 100 tenants were sharing only one toilet. Edward Ndyabahika the Eastern Division Health Officer says that the toilet which tenants were sharing was in a poor state.
The two flash toilets, have for the past two years never been in use after they were blocked due to lack of water. This has forced the more than 50 district staff to seek for alternative to answer natures call
Four police posts in Luweero are operating without toilets. The Police posts are Kakinzi, Mazzi, Kabunyata and Kikyusa Police posts which together have a population of more than 100 Police officers and their families. A police officer at Kakinzi Police post said that they shared a toilet with Kakinzi Masgid Noor Mosque for a year until recently when the administrators stopped them and locked it.
Traders at Kagunga market in Ikumba sub-county have been left without toilet facilities after they were barred from using a council toilet built on private land. The toilet had been built as an emergency measure on Valeriano Muheirweâ€™s land.