Mbarara. Mbarara municipal council leaders in a council resolution passed to hand over Kenkombe garbage site to a company from Denmark that is interested in solid waste management that will produce fertilizers from the bio-degradable materials.
Mbarara municipal council leaders has held several engagement meetings with Transform AF 1994 APS of Jaegersborgvej 1 DK 9520 Skoerping, Denmark on various modalities how this company is going to use garbage site.
According to the action Paper of the Council meeting that held on Monday this week at White House, the above company has also patterned with Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) on a purpose to produce affordable fertilizers to farmers.
Some of the Councilors were however seen complaining that last week some people from the office of OWC Boss Salim Saleh were in Mbarara and met a selection of 25 Councilors who they gave each a token of 85,000/= after the meeting. Councilors who were not invited in this meeting say that they were sidelined and those who attended the meeting were bribed to pass a minute in council over Kenkombe garbage site.
Part of the deal with the Danish company, Municipal Council will receive three brand new garbage collection trucks.
Although the council meeting passed this partnership that includes giving Transform AF 1994 four hectares of land at Kenkombe, part of this it’s ownership is contested and the matters are before court.
When contacted, the Mbarara Municipal Town Clerk Edward Lwanga confirmed part pf the the said is under contention with one Byamuruhanga, a rich man in town. To make matters worse, Byaruhanga managed to secure a court stopping all transactions on the land and went ahead placed a caveat to deter any transfers.