WORLD BANK NUTRITION MONEY MISUSED: HEAD TEACHER, CHAIRMAN ARRESTED IN BUSHENYI

BY WILBER MUHHWEZI-KASIBANTE

IN BUSHENYI—-

Bushenyi police are holding the headteacher and chairman school management committee for Kakoni primary school in Kyamuhunga over misappropriation of funds meant for nutrition project.

According to the production co-ordinator Bushenyi district Mr. David Bainomugisha, the two were handed over to police yesterday afternoon.

He identified the former headteacher as Charles Bomukama who was transferred to Kigoma primary school. Mr. Amos Namurebire head teacher and chairman school management committee Mr. Richard Ntundubire are still being held even today.

It is said that the team had gone to schools to verify the progress of the nutrition project and found out that nothing was on the ground.

Bainomugisha said that the head teacher together with the chairman school management committee withdrew 3.5M and diverted it to paying the school loan.

He warned all the 100 schools that benefited from the project to utilize the funds accordingly to the stipulated guidelines or else will be arrested.

Nutrition project is funded by the World Bank and is being implemented in a number of districts including Bushenyi.

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