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DON’T INVOLVE IN LAND WRANGLES, BABALANDA WARNS RDCS

By UG Reports

KAMPALA: Resident District and City Commissioners (RDCs and RCCs) have been warned against involving in land wrangles and acting in a partisan manner on land issues.

Minister for the Presidency , Hon Milly Babirye Babalanda sounded this warning as she addressed a zoom meeting of RDCs and RCCs this Wednesday afternoon.

The meeting was also attended by Lands Minister Judith Nabakoba, Secretary Office of the President Hajji Yunus Kakande and Head of State House Anti-Corruption Unit Brig Gen Henry Isoke among others.

Babalanda cautioned RDCs to strictly follow the recent Presidential directives banning all land evictions in the country without the consent of the District Security Committees (DSC).

She noted that the State House Anti-Corruption Unit (SHACU) will not hesitate to arrest any gov’t officers who will not comply with the directive.

The Minister directed Gen Isoke to ensure that the Presidential directive is implemented by monitoring activities of the security Committees.

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Lands Minister Judith Nabakoba pledged to ensure that the directive of HE the President is implemented to stop the many land wrangles.

ABOUT CORRUPTION

During the same meeting , Babalanda directed RDCs and RCCs to report all matters of corruption in their districts to State House Anti Corription Unit (SHACU).

“We will not allow lame excuse that Police mismanaged cases or fails to respond in time . SHACU has detectives who will intervene in these areas….” Babalanda warned.

PARISH DEVELOPMENT MODEL

The no nonsense Presidency Minister also asked RDCs and RCCs to popularize the Parish Development Model which is aimed at transforming citizens.

President Museveni launched the parish development model weeks ago , saying each parish will receive 17 million shillings this financial year, which will increase to 100M per parish in the next financial year.

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