Buganda Land Board Chairman, Eng. Martin Kasekende (5th from right) and the Managing Director, Mr. Kyewalabye Male (4th from right) take a picture with the County Chiefs after the retreat in Luwero.
The Managing Director, Omuk. Kyewalabye Male has urged Buganda County Chiefs (aba Masaza) to caution the parish and village chiefs that they work with to desist from fraudulent transactions on Kabaka’s land .This was at a five day retreat held by Buganda land Board at Nimrod Hotel in Luwero District with the Masaza chiefs to forge a way forward on how to disseminate information on the Busuulu and Kanzu collection. It involved different presentation including, how busuulu operates, Kanzu collection and the Palm Vein Technology. The retreat was attended by BLB top management officials and Buganda County Chiefs, and was launched by the Minister for Local Government, Owek. Joseph Kawuki, who emphasized transparency and consistency in communication.
In his Opening remarks, Owek. Joseph Kawuki cautioned the Masaza chiefs to be cautious of Kabaka’s chiefs and any other representatives that they work with in handling land matters in order to avoid fraudulent transactions which have been on the rise in some areas under their respective jurisdiction leading to tarnishing the image and Buganda Kingdom as a whole. Owek Kawuki emphasized transparency and consistence in communication and hence encouraged the Chiefs to maintain their mutual relationship with BLB if they are to achieve tremendous results.
The Minister for Lands, Agriculture and Environment in Buganda Kingdom, Eng. Martin Kasekende closed the retreat by appreciating the continued mutual working relationship between Buganda Land Board and County chiefs, urging them to make use of the various branches in the respective counties to ensure efficient service delivery.