By Simon Onziga
Councilors of the division challenged the finance committee report in the council meeting after citing several irregularities in the report with some requesting to know if staff transfers should affect revenue collection.
The Senior Assistant Town Clerk Shida Zubeda says at the time of hand over of office to her in the month of July, she got eleven million six hundred and thirty seven thousand one hundred and twenty shillings in the joint account of River Oli.
She added that in the operations account they got nine million twelve thousand one hundred and thirty two shillings and part of the nine million on the operations account amounting to over five million was the conditional grant meant for production department.
Meanwhile, the Secretary for Finance who also doubles as the Chairman LC3 for the division Musaid Khemis says from July this year, so far fifty three million shillings has so far been collected from revenue which he expects to have been reflected on the division account by now. But Khemis assured the councilors that a better answer will soon be given to their queries.
The deputy mayor Arua municipal council Kalsum Fadimula advises the technical officers to build confidence in themselves in order to deliver better services.
However, the council speaker Lutale Ismail tasked the chairman LC3 who doubles as the secretary finance to call for a meeting to iron out the anomalies. End