By Aggrey Twesigye
The physical planning officer for Mbarara district Lucky Julius has applauded the newly amended physical planning act 2010 by the parliament.
Lucky Julius revealed this as he talked to www.mknewslink.com reporter in an exclusive interview on 18 Feb. 2020 at his office in Mbarara.
Mr. Julius said that as the district leaders through the office of the mayor, they are ready to enforce this act as it was passed by parliament earlier this year
However, Lucky is stressed by the issue of facilitation to his office saying that he is not entitled to transport means to sensitize the masses about this act.
When asked about the issue of garbage collection in Mbarara district, he said that as the district they are ready to imprison anyone who will be caught littering garbage anywhere as it is prescribed under this act since the municipal council gazzatted areas for dumping garbage
According to the press briefing released by the ministry of lands, housing and urban development on 4th Feb 2020, no one will be allowed to litter garbage anywhere and it’s a mandatory for every premise to have a dust bin or a garbage bin, failure to do those one will be subjected to paying ugx 2 million or imprisonment not exceeding one year or both.
The city dwellers who talked to www.mknewslink.com said that they are ready to welcome the amendment in order to curb the issue of poor garbage disposal in Mbarara town.
www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website