At the centre of the growing controversy is the municipality Mayor Godfrey Kayemba, who prefers to extend into the urban areas that fall under Lwengo and Kalungu districts, a proposal that Masaka LCV Chairperson Jude Mbabali is against.
Last year part of the building was destroyed by a speeding Uganda People’s Defence Force-UPDF truck. Since then the facility has never been renovated. Currently, more than six police officers share one room to execute their duties while others are forced to sit outside.
According to records, 644 million shillings was meant for the construction of Malaba Seed Secondary School in Malaba Town council, 2.9 billion shillings for salaries of staff that were supposed to be recruited.