Relief  as Lands Minister Nabakooba intervenes in  Mityana  land disputes

BY Our Reporters

In Mityana

Lands Minister  Judith Nabakooba has met residents of Kabule and Miggo villages in Mityana municipality  and stopped on going evictions of bibanja owners .

The Minister has also stopped illegal activities of  boundary opening and collection of  ground rent (Busuulu)  by “ landlords” from desperate bibanja owners .

“I do not want to hear that there is a landlord who threatening residents until investigations are finalized to determine the true ownership of the disputed pieces of land . The residents should  be more vigilante and report to the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) any indiviudals who are threatening to carry out illegal evictions , “ she stated .

This is after a one Faizo Luyima  claims to have bought 168 acres of land  and had given notice to the residents to pay him busuulu.

Ms Prossy Mwanjuzi, the acting RDC of Mityana  warned that anyone  who attempts to evict people  shall  be arrested . “Let them stay warned because we need to give the minister time to look through the documentation to determine the ownership of the  disputed land .“

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