Kazo: VHTs, Local Council Chairpersons decry lack of payment
Local council chairpersons and Village Health Teams (VHTs) in Kanoni sub-county in Kazo district have decried delayed payment of their allowances which they worked for during the Polio and Rubella immunization exercise in the months of September and October this year.
During a meeting for all local council chairpersons held at Kanoni sub-county headquarters on Monday, the leaders noted that they have been given no explanation about this delay yet those in other districts have already received their allowances.
The VHTs and village chairpersons said the district leaders are also not providing clear explanations on when and how much they are supposed to be paid so they want the district through their sub-county chief to work on their payment before this weekend.
Ngabirano Innocent, the chairperson Ntungamo Village and chairperson for all chairpersons in Kazo district explained that he tried his level best and failed to know what caused the delay noting that he even consulted the LC V chairperson Rev Samuel Mugisha Katugunda and told his colleagues that he also failed.
In response, Mugizi Victor, the Kanoni sub-county chief and mediator between the chairpersons and the district leaders attributed the delay to the fact that Kazo is a new district without the paying system in place.
Mugizi asked chairpersons to be patient and assured them that the district is in the process of paying their money via the numbers they registered on mobile money through electronic payment.