Local council chairperson ones and Village health teams from Zesui and Namugabwe sub counties in Sironko district have expressed their bitterness over the delay payments of their recent mosquito net distribution allowances.
While speaking today during general meeting today held at Nazalazala primary school, Stephen Madanda the LCI chairperson of Bumunyasi A village in Zesui Sub County says that what is hurting them most is that all LCIs and VHTs from the other sub counties have been got their allowances expect the two.
He adds before distribution, they were told before by DHO that they are going to be paid one week after the excise but not yet up to now
Kenneth Wachaya the VHT from Namugabwe sub county adds that they have tried to raise the concerns Sironko district health office no fruitful results up to now.
He adds that they are worried that their money might have been misappropriated from the DHO office, which is unfair.
After the meeting, Mukone camera Man also the LCI chairperson revealed as they have resolved to write a petition letter to Sironko district health offices and RDC to be paid in one week unless they are going to storm the district offices chaotic in demonstration.
However Paulo Wakooko the Sironko district health officer has admitted the delay problem but says payment excises is being conducted by ministry of health but not his office as may are thinking.
He adds a delay in two sub counties has been caused by LCIs and VHTs themselves after writing mobile money numbers different from registration names yet payments are being conducted through mobile money.
He called for calm saying that the ministry has already solved that problem adding that soon they will get their money.
All LCIs and VHTs across the county are entitled to be paid 60,000/= each by government through ministry of health for supporting the net distribution excises.
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