The district received an allocation of 4.4 billion Shillings towards the construction of roads. But according to the district Engineer Samuel Mwesigwa, the allocation is a drop in the iceberg considering the poor state of roads in the district and the number of kilometres than need to be improved and upgraded.
While celebrations are underway at Saza ground in Pallisa, members of the business community are toiling to make ends meet. Dozens of men and women alike, are strolling the streets of Kampala with merchandise, hoping to find the next buyer.
Muhammad Nsubaga the secretary City Abattoirs and Traders Association says by close to 3:00 am on Saturday 1000 animals had been slaughtered compared to previous years when less than 800 animals were being slaughtered on Christmas Eve.