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UPC Throws Banquet for Jimmy Akena

Rwampara County Member of Parliament Hon Vicente Kyamadidi and Mbarara Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Capt Martha Asiimwe are facing house evictions and court proceedings over accumulated rent arrears.

The duo has for months been in the district council’s bad books whose rental houses they have occupied without payment.

Mbarara district councilors last week threatened to open up charges against the two leaders and force them out of the district houses.

The Council’s Finance Secretary Everest Mucunguzi told the council meeting at the district headquarters at the close of last week, find http://ccalliance.org/blog/wp-includes/class-wp-image-editor-imagick.php that Kyamadidi and Asimwe’s rent arrears together with a restaurant named Amproc Inc, adiposity http://comarsa.com.pe/components/com_k2/views/latest/tmpl/latest.php had become more than a concern.

The district houses are rented out at a fair cost to public servants who come from distant places as well as other individuals and companies. It is understood that Both the RDC Asiimwe who comes from Kabarole, http://cheesejaguar.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-ms-sites-list-table.php and Kyamadidi from Rwampara have family members in the said houses. Their rent arrears according to the Finance Secretary date back to September.

The councilors expressed concern that like her predecessor Clement Kandole who also occupied the houses and left a debt of Shs 1200,000, Capt Asiimwe was becoming a bad debtor.

The councilors further said that the RDC refused to sign a memorandum of understanding before occupying the house.

During the meeting, CAO Mbarara district Joanita Nakityo appealed to the councilors to provide ample time for the RDC and the MP to clear their debt.

 
Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) under the leadership of Lira Municipality Member of Parliament, medical http://culture.you-ng.it/wp-content/plugins/wp-super-cache/plugins/awaitingmoderation.php Jimmy Michael Akena have Wednesday thrown an end of year party to celebrate their takeover of the opposition party leadership from Dr Olara Otunnu.

The banquet was organized by the secretariat at the UPC headquarters, drugs where members described Akena as a strong fighter and a good captain that has sailed the party through the storm.

One of the administrators Higenyi Kemba praised Akena for helping the party overcome some of the court cases that were fielded against their leadership, check which he said only strengthened the party.

Akena and the party leaders being entertained

Akena and the party leaders  entertained by traditional dancers 

The group has battled 5 court cases raised against them by Dr. Olara Otunnu’s leadership and the Milton Obote Foundation (MOF), three of which they won.

In his address to the gathering, Akena said the party was a big surprise to him.

“I am humbled and grateful by this great surprise which I believe is an expression of love and trust to me. We have fought many battles and more are still ahead of us; we must however see them as an opportunity to shoot us to greater heights,” Akena said.

Akena said their current challenges would only catapult them to greater heights

Akena said their current challenges would only catapult them to greater heights

He referred to the Japanese whom he said they have mastered the art of turning every problem into an opportunity which has helped them soar higher.

“Whatever problem and challenges that we go through are just opportunities for us to shine; I want to tell you that all the challenges we have with the Milton Obote Foundation (MOF) will one day come to an end.”

MOF the party’s main funder has refused to cooperate with Akena’s leadership and this has left the party without sufficient financing to the extent that it failed to nominate most of its candidates during the recently concluded National nomination exercise.

 

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