By Vanasio Kakogoso
The Rubanda district Engineer; Norbert Nzungu has come under fire for
allegedly misusing money worth 10 million shillings. The money in
Question had been allocated to the construction of Kashasha Bridge in
Bufundi Sub County.
Kashasha Bridge located in Kashasha parish, connects Kinyarushengye
cell to Kashasha Catholic Church, Kaato technical institute and Kaato
primary school. The bridge in question was washed away by heavy rains
that hit the area recently.
In 2016/2017 financial year, Rubanda district allocated 10milion to
fix Kashasha Bridge to do minor works to ease access as they waited
for Uganda National Roads authority to permanently fix the Bridge but
this did not materialize.
The Kashasha Parish LCII Chairman Willy Rwomushana says that currentstate of the bridge has cut off access to Kaato primary school yet
hundreds of pupils from Kinyarushengye cell are pupils at Kaato
The Rubanda district speaker Gerald Akambasa says that they are
worried children may be swept away by the running water. He says that
there is need by the district engineer to come up and account for the
The Rubanda district Chairman Jogo Kenneth Biryabarema confirms that the said money was allocated to the work on the bridge. He however
says the leadership is yet to receive a report in regard to
how the money was spent.
However, Engineer Nzungu denies having knowledge of the said money and the bridge in Question.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a western Uganda news website.