BCU to disolve police posts and subcounty headquaters in Bugisu
By: Melanie Aanyu
Over 50 Police posts and twenty sub county headquarters located in the districts of Bulambuli, Namisindwa, Manafwa and Sironko in Bugisu sub region will soon be no more.
This follows a resolution by Bugisu Cooperative Union to chase police posts and sub county headquarters operating in structures of Bugisu cooperative primary societies.
This was revealed by Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the chairperson of BCU also MP for Budadiri West Constituency in Sironko district while speaking to hundreds of coffee farmers under BCU at Bududa primary school located at Bududa district yesterday, Monday 3rd October 2022.
According to Nandala, most of BCU primary societies have been occupied by police posts and sub counties without paying any rent.
John Musila, the Vice chairman for Bugisu Cooperative Union also Member Of Parliament Representing Bubulo East Constituency in Namisindwa district named some of the police posts as follows;
However, Rogers Taitika, the Elgon region police spokesperson has asked BCU board members to first hold a meeting with top police leaders before coming up with such decisions.