Several ministers including that of Finance Matia Kasaijja have been meeting in Buliisa district to convince locals there to accept government compensation rates for land where the Central Processing Facility CPF is to be constructed.
Ngobi, the former chairperson of Jinja district is accused of receiving a five million Shillings bribe to influence a transaction in which twenty acres of land preserved for National Fisheries Research Institute was given out to Favourite Enterprises Ltd.
The Land Probe Commission chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire faulted David Kyasanku and political leaders in Jinja for not carrying out due diligence when they permitted Birus Properties Services Limited to evict tenants and later demolish the building.
Otafiire, while serving as Minister of Trade, Tourism and Industry allegedly initiated the idea of granting a letter of no objection to Birus Properties, a company owned by Simpson Birungi, the Proprietor of Movit Products.
Richard Masereje, the president of the Institute of Surveyors of Uganda told the Commission that the cost of surveying could be much lower if corruption at the District and National Surveys departments was eliminated.
ULC Chairperson, Baguma Isoke told the Commission of Inquiry into land matters the operationalization of the land fund under the1998 Land Act has received overwhelming response from landlords willing to surrender their land for compensation.
Naome Kabanda, the Assistant Commissioner In charge Of Land Administration at the Lands Ministry told the commission that the formulation of the land policy had to take three election cycles before it was approved in 2014.