The land in question is located at Nyaruzinga Bushenyi Central Division of Ishaka-Bushenyi Municipality. Residents and leaders in the district are concerned on how the officials and two other people David Byaruhanga and Tumusiime Kawempe acquired the land.
Bushenyi Municipality Member of Parliament Gordon Arinda and the
former Bushenyi District Chief Administrative Officer Charles Kiberu are on the
spot for grabbing land belonging to Bushenyi district local government.
The land in question is located at Nyaruzinga Bushenyi Central Division
of Ishaka-Bushenyi Municipality. Residents and leaders in the
district are however concerned on how the officials and two other people David
Byaruhanga and Tumusiime Kawempe acquired the
The land used to host the area agricultural Research institute and
currently hosts the Presidential Initiative on Banana Industrial Development-
Rosemary Atuhaire the Bushenyi district youth female councillor
says that the district leaders are concerned about the manner in which the
people in question secured the land. She says that there is no clear documentation
about the transfer of the land into the names of the officials.
Ronald Rwabutwagu, the LCV Councillor for Bushenyi Central Division,
says that the leaders want investigations to be instituted into the matter.
Adam Kyakuwa the Nyabubare LCV Councillor says that Arinda and
Kiberu should immediately vacate the land in question.
Anthony Katwarana the Nyakabirizi division LCV Councillor says that
the acquisition of the land in question was fraudulent and cannot be accepted.
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Bushenyi LCV Chairperson Jaffar Bassajabalaba says that the leadership
is in plans to involve the office of the President to investigate the fraudulent
However, Arinda says that he legally acquired the land in the year
2008 and that he is ready to defend himself. He says that a decision was taken
by the then district council to dispose of the houses at the land to raise
funds for the district.
Kiberu says that the land was given out through proper procedures
which were endorsed by the district council.