RUBIRIZI– Residents of Ryeru I cell, Ndekye Ward Rubirizi Town council in Rubirizi district want their village chairman Alex Bob impeached for failing to perform his duties.
More than 300 residents held a meeting with political, security leaders, elders plus other stakeholders and expressed their disatisfaction with their chairman.
According to a letter accessed by our reporter, the residents accuse Bob of consenting to selling off their lands to more than a single buyer which causes conflicts.
Other issues that angered residents include; the accused working alone as chairman without contacting committee members, misusing official stamp, using false signatures in several cases especially police cases, failing to reconcile conflicting parties especially on family affairs, siding with individuals who bribe him among others.
The letter was addressed to the district chairman, copied to CAO, Electoral Commission, Lc111 Speaker, LC111 woman Councilor, LC2 Ndekye Ward among others.
According to John Magezi, the mayor Rubirizi town council, residents need to cool down and follow local government act while handling this matter.
He requested Local leaders especially village and parish chairmen to always cooperate with locals while performing their duties.
Steven Mugisha, the Ndekye Ward Chairperson asked village Chairpersons to always work with their committees in handling public issues as well as respecting other leaders and residents.
At the end of the meeting, the accused Chairman Alex Bob asked for forgiveness and promised to start working hand in hand with his village committee and residents.