By Our Reporter
President has named a team to resettle peasants evicted from their land. During a press briefing at his country home in Rwakitura ,Museveni said that the team will go to different areas returning people who were illegally evicted back to their land ‘bibanja’.
The team is headed by minister Idah Nantaba and other officials including ;Wakiso district MP Rosemary Ssenninde, Deborah Asasira, Mulinde Mukasa Kintu, a representative from the Ministry of Justice, the Police and the army.
Museveni said that the team will take all the measures to see that the resettlement are are peaceful as possible.Priority in resettlement will first go to Buganda region, Sebei and the northern region and later other parts of the country.
Meanwhile the State Minister for Lands Nantaba who is heading the team hailed the President for setting up the team to help in resettling the poor people.She noted that the President’s move is a milestone that will boost her efforts to stop evictions in the country.
She added that police should stop siding with land grabbers during evictions .