Kikuube Residents Petition RDC Over Appointment of Muganyizi as District Land Board Chair

By Peter Abanabasazi
Over 100 residents representing over 540 families on Monday afternoon stormed the office of the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner protesting the appointment of Ignatius Muganyizi as the chairperson district land board Kikuube.
The residents accuse the Kikuube district council for failure to honor their complaints regarding Muganyizi’s integrity while serving as the Kabwoya sub county area land committee chairperson.
Kikuube district council on Friday approved Muganyizi as the chairperson of the district land board chairperson amidst protests from community members.
Muganyizi’s appointment as the district land board chairperson was approved during council that was presided over by Christopher Nkalu, the speaker during a session held at Lake Albert Guest house in Kyehoro landing site, Kabwoya sub county, Kikuube district.
Led by John Mugabo, the LC1 Chairperson of Kyabayanja village, the aggrieved residents allege that during Muganyizi’s tenure in office, he connived with tycoons and titled 925 hectares of land belonging to residents without their knowledge.
The Residents handed over a petition to the RDC demanding the cancellation of Muganyizi’s appointment who they accused of fuelling land grabbing.

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