The 1,099-acre farm located at Bukaya West Village, in Njeru municipality, is one of the government farms managed under the National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank which hosts a demonstration farm, a breeding centre and a research centre, among other facilities. But Up to 504 of the total acreage of the farm has been fraudulently taken over by private individuals.
President Musevenis brother, Michael Nuwagira alias Toyota, has been named for having acted as a broker to Biras Properties that dubiously acquired government land on Plot 60/62 Alidina road in Jinja. Biras Managing Director Simpson Birungi told the Lands Inquiry Commission that Toyota told him about the lucrative government property in Jinja which he helped him to acquire within days at 2.5 million shillings.
The Lands Probe Commission has ordered for the arrest of a Jinja-based private surveyor, David Pande for stealing government land. The Justice Bamugmereire Commission spent Thursday afternoon grilling Pande for having portioned off part of the land he had been instructed to survey to himself.
According to the Auditor General's report for the year, NHCC holds a registered title for the Land in Mbuya which is currently occupied by the Ministry of Defence. However, the corporation has not been able to take possession of this land and to recognize its value in its Financial Statements.