Lands ministry on the spot over street lighting

The Parliamentary Committee on Public Accounts (Local Government) has tasked officials from the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development to explain why streetlights in many urban centres and cities are non-functional.

The committee chaired by Ojara Martin Mapenduzi, Bardege-Layibi Division MP was on Wednesday, 15 December 2021, meeting the Lands ministry officials on the performance of Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development, Additional Financing (USMID-AF) programme. The USMID-AF programme is a project implemented by the Lands Ministry to contribute to enhanced public infrastructure, improved management and delivery of urban services through strengthening the capacities of municipalities and cities.

Read more: The Independent