By Yosam Gucwaki
Masindi municipality town clerk, Deo Ndimu is in trouble after he failed to pay 16 million shilling meant for the road gangs.
Today morning over 80 road gangs stormed Masindi municipality headquarters demanding for their salaries of December 2016 and the one for January 2017.
The road gangs who stormed Masindi municipality offices explained that they are suffering a lot because they are sleeping in rentals and they have no money to pay to the land lords,they also added that their children can’t go to school due to lack of school fees. They also explained that they do not get their salaries in time something that is irking them.
They also added that DeoNdimu, the town clerk Masindi municipality, be transferred to other districts noting that they are tired of his deeds.
They explained that Batanda Paul the former town clerk for Masindi municipality be brought back to Masindi municipality saying that he would treat them as human beings.
OlivaKiiza, the head woman, noted that it is true the road gangs work under miserable condition explaining that they are not paid in time, notransport is provided to them and they have no equipments to use adding that the town clerk has failed to come out and attend to them.
Commenting on the same matter, Haruna Ismail, the councilor representing civic ward, said that yesterday they went to the office of the town clerk to follow up the same matter noting that to his surprise they were told that the money is on the account something he said municipal authorities are behaving as if the money meant for the road gangs is outside Uganda.
Speaking to the Deputy Mayor Masindi Municipality,ZainaByenkya, revealed that they are also fighting hard to see that their money is paid noting that it is true they are suffering a lot.She added that they are engaging the concerned to see that the matter is handled before it goes far.
When our reporter reached the Town Clerk Masindi municipality,DeoNdimu, to comment on the matter, he said that he is waiting for the municipal engineer Robert Magezi to brief him on the matter.