Kagadi district bows to pressure, pays sitting allowances for Councilors


Kagadi district local government has finally paid sitting allowances for district councilors.

Recently Kagadi district Councilors shunned the council sitting in protest against delayed allowances for two quarters.

A team of 53 members of the council gathered at freedom tree in Kagadi town where they blamed the district leadership for failing to pay attention to the over delayed payment of their allowances.

According to councilors, since September they had never received payment and yet each councilor is entitled to receive gross pay of Shs 250,000 per month.

Speaking to our reporter on Wednesday evening, the Kagadi district communications officer, George Gulyetonda said both district and sub county councilors received their money yesterday.

He however said money for 70 sub county councilors has bounced because their particulars were not corresponding.

The district councilor for Mpeefu Yasande town council, Julius Twesigye confirmed receipt of the money.

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Abitegeka Gerald

The News Editor ,Reporter at Kagadi Kibaale community Radio

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