By Yosam Gucwaki
The former Bushenyi-Ishaka town clerk; Deo Ndimo who is currently in Masindi is now in trouble over shoddy work on academy and Ssebagala roads in Masindi town.
The Mayor Masindi municipality, Joab Businge, says that as municipal leaders, they rejected the roads after they discovered that the two roads have been shoddily constructed.
Businge also says that this forced him to call for a meeting in the RDC’s office to discuss the matter.
The closed meeting that sat yesterday in the RDC’s office involved in the Town clerk Masindi
municipality, Deo Ndimo, the area MP also state Minister for Bunyoro affairs Ernest Kiiza, the Mayor among others.
He adds that the meeting resolved that the town clerk, Deo Ndimo, and the Municipal Engineer Kasaija John, find all ways and see that the defects on the roads are rectified adding that they know where they will get the money from.
“For us we want the roads improved regardless of where they will get the money”, Businge noted.
Businge adds that for them as council they provided enough materials,
noting that if the Town clerk and the Engineer never put the materials to right use, they should face the institutions responsible for people who fail to produce value for money adding that they are ready to engage the IGG and the security if they fail to do the needful.
Harunah Ismail, a member of social services committee, explains that
is not happy with the way the town clerk and the Engineer are
doing their work, noting that they have information that some of the materials meant to do the work were sold or hidden.
Harunah added that the money that was meant to do the
work on the 1.2 KM roads was grant from Road Fund adding that over 300 million shillings was allocated to the two roads.
Residents of Kijura; along academy road also blamed the town clerk and the Municipal Engineer for doing shoddy work.
However, Kasija says that people should not complain since the roads’ construction process is still ongoing.
When our reporter contacted the town clerk, Deo Ndimo, for the
comment, he declined to comment on the matter, noting that he was going for a meeting.