UMEME OFFICES CLOSED OVER FAILURE TO PAY PROPERTY TAX
Alex Beigana,the Principal Assistant Town Clerk in Charge of the Central Division, together with law enforcement officers have stormed the UMEME offices in Kabale over failure to pay property tax. He adds that they have been demanding the property tax for the last four years but Umeme department insists that they have not received demand notes.
Alex Beigana adds that he has been sending his staff to the management but the response has been negative until today when himself together with other officials came to close Umeme offices until they honor the payment so that they open. All staff was ordered to vacate the premises.
After meeting the manager, Mr.Javira from Umeme Kabale office, has promised that within a month, they will be able to clear the outstanding bills in property rates. He said as a council they benefit on revenues collected from all the businesses in town more especially property tax that help to ease service delivery and development in Kabale Municipality.
By our Reporter