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Masaka divisions lacks garbage collection sites

By Vision Reporter

Added 15th September 2010 03:00 AM

The divisions of Kimaanya-Kyabakuza, Nyendo Ssenyange and Katwe-Butego in Masaka municipality are lacking a dumping sites for garbage. The dumping sites at Bwala and Ssenyange hills were allegedly sold by the Masaka district land board

The divisions of Kimaanya-Kyabakuza, Nyendo Ssenyange and Katwe-Butego in Masaka municipality are lacking a dumping sites for garbage. The dumping sites at Bwala and Ssenyange hills were allegedly sold by the Masaka district land board

By Dismus Buregyeya

The divisions of Kimaanya-Kyabakuza, Nyendo Ssenyange and Katwe-Butego in Masaka municipality are lacking a dumping sites for garbage. The dumping sites at Bwala and Ssenyange hills were allegedly sold by the Masaka district land board
 
“The individuals who bought the land where the municipal council has been dumping the garbage chased us from the area. We are now temporarily dumping the garbage near the UBC TV mast,” said the municipal senior health inspector, Henry Dgungu.

Ddungu added that initially, the garbage was being dumped at Kyakumpi on the Nyendo-Kyabakuza road by-pass, but the site was abandoned because of the stench.

“We had to shift the dumping site from Kyakumpi to Bwala because the people using the highway were complaining about the stench,” he said. At Bwala, the residents and near-by Kitovu Hospital staff and clients also complained about the foul smell and flies coming from the dumping site.

Efforts by the World Bank to establish a sh500m solid waste recycling facility at the dumping site in Masaka municipality were stopped by the former mayor, John Tebyasa Matovu.

The acting mayor, Charles Kasibante, said they had earmarked sh18m to procure a permanent dumping site at Kidda near Bwala.

He said the UN Habitat had donated two garbage collecting trucks and repaired the old trucks and the garbage skips.

Masaka divisions lacks garbage collection sites

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