By Ronald Kabuye
Kampala capital city authority council has in Thursday afternoon assigned various select committees of the standing committes to investigate and come up with comprehensive reports on the status of various property ownership and responsiblity of KCCA.
Some of the issues to be investigated include the Nakawa Naguru estate that was given to OPEC company by government to develop it though it’s work seems to be stegarnant, the assignment for investigation has been allocated to the physical planning and engineering committes.
Others to be investigated include old and new taxi parks to be probed into by physical planing, legal and audit committes, the recreation parks including but not limited to children’s parks, constitutional square, railway grounds, centenary park, Sheraton gardens among others to be investigated by education, revenue and legal committees, all universal primary education UPE schools to be investigated by the education committee, Markets will be investigated by gender, public health and environment committes, cabbage collection concern to be investigated by revenue, public health and audit committes, contracts awarded to be probbed by Human resource, legal and treasury committes while failure of contractors to meet the required qualifications will probed into by engineering and physical planning committees
The motion was tabled by the Lubaga north lord councillor Abubaker Kawalya and was seconded by several members.
During the allocation of the committee, the authority learn’t from the deputy executive director of KCCA Sam Sserunkuma that KCCA only own a portion of plot of land in the old park since the park is owned by different people however they intend to do a joint venture with them so that the taxi park is done away with but his guidance was opposed by the members saying that he should not prempt the work of the committees.
Meanwhile the Lord mayor Erias lukwago appealed to the assigned committes to diligently execute the task given to them and come up with comprehensive reports
By Ronald Kabuye