LAND GRABBERS TARGET RUKUNGIRI SCOUTS LAND
By Barak Tukashaba
Rukungiri district scouts have alarmed that their camp land located in
Marumba southern division Rukungiri municipality may be taken by the
land grabbers within the country.
Rukungiri Scouts expressed their worry Wedneday28, Feb.20018 while
celebrating their national victory at an occasion held at their Marumba camp base
Scouts say that there is someone claiming the scouts land yet
the scouts know that it belongs to the Uganda scouts association.
“it is a trustee of Uganda scouts land”. They said
They further said that the said grabbers first grabbed all doors and
windows at their office building at the camp and now they turned to
According to the Rukungiri district scouts commissioner, Mr. Patrick
Bamukunda they have been camping at the site for over59
He adds that Marumba Scouts camp land was given to them in 1959 by the last colonial governor sir. Fredrick Gowers and since then they have been camping there.
The chair person scouts Rukungiri district Mr. Jackson Turyahumura
said that they have been with a challenge of grabbing scouts land
across the country hence appealing to government to solve that
challenge for once and for all.
Rukungiri district has a total of over 400 registered scouts.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website