District gets NAADS vehicle
NAMUTUMBA -The district has received a new double-cabin pick-up vehicle from the National Agriculture Advisory Services. While handing over the vehicle to the chief administrative officer, Frederick Rwabuhoro, the
NAMUTUMBA -The district has received a new double-cabin pick-up vehicle from the National Agriculture Advisory Services. While handing over the vehicle to the chief administrative officer, Frederick Rwabuhoro, the chairman, Michael Saire, said President Yoweri Museveni was not happy with the implementation of the programme because there was nothing to show on the ground. Saire urged the coordinator to use the vehicle to monitor the programme.
Town council probes clerk
MALABA-The council clerk, Onau Osillo, has been accused of embezzling sh100,000. Osillo and the Asinge ward councillor, Deo Emusugut, were allegedly advanced the money to facilitate their travel to Kisumu in Kenya, to deliver the councilâ€™s letter of intent to visit Kisumu city council. The duo, however, allegedly did not travel. Onau, denied the allegations, saying he travelled and the trip was successful. He urged the council to wait for a reply from Kisumu.
Farmers receive exotic goats
JINJA-About 15 women farmers in Butagaya sub-county have received exotic and local goats from the Womenâ€™s Centre for Job Creation, an NGO seeking to uplift the lives of rural women. The director, Dorothy Tuma, encouraged the women to also keep poultry and grow vegetables. Handing over the goats, the LC5 chairman, Hannington Basakana, said they were meant to improve family incomes.
Council rejects additional bills
BUGIRI-The district councillors have rejected a report on additional expenditure for the financial year 2008-2009, citing irregularities. During a meeting at the Old Court Hall last week, the councillors said many stakeholders were not consulted during the purchase of items listed in the report. The secretary for finance, Moses Kaziba, had presented the report, seeking approval.
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