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KCCA appeals to parliament for schools' land titles
Publish Date: Sep 03, 2014
KCCA appeals to parliament for schools' land titles
KCCA Deputy Executive Director Judith Tukahirwa and Deputy Director Litigation, Charles Ouma consulting during the committee hearing. PHOTO/Enock Kakande
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By Lubwama  Paul 
       
Kampala Capital City Authority have asked the education committee of parliament to assist them in securing their schools’ land titles to adequately plan for them
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Acting executive director Judith Tumusiime told the committee that they have only secured one title belonging to Kamwokya Primary School despite several attempts to acquire titles of over 100 schools from both Buganda land board and Uganda Land Commission.

KCCA Deputy Executive Director Judith Tukahirwa; Deputy Director Litigation, Charles Ouma; Ambrose Atwoko (social Services) and Teopista Birungi (Education) appearing before the Parliament Committee on Education and Sports chaired by MP Sarah Lanyero (Lamwo) and Jacob Opolot (Palisa) on  Tuesday. PHOTO/Enock Kakande

Tumusiime said they cannot invest in renovating the schools for fear of losing money. She cited an example of Nabagereka Primary School which was sold after the Authority had renovated the buildings.

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