Government has embarked on constructing offices for the Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) across the country.
According to the Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo, the project will reduce the cost of public administration and disputes between district leaders and the security heads.
Government has so far spent Shs 11.7 billion on the 16 offices for RDCs in 16 districts in the first phase.
All resident district commissioners are supposed to reside in their respective districts of deployment, but due to lack of accommodation and office space many end up residing and operating in neighbouring districts.
Mbayo disclosed that RDCs have been facing several challenges, including threats of being evicted from offices.
According to the minister, government has so far constructed 16 offices in the areas of Buhweju, Buvuma, Bundibugyo, Adjumani, Amuru, Kamuli and Luuka among others.
The structures that cost Shs 734 million each, contains four-office space for the RDC, deputy RDC, DISO and a security boardroom.
In the previous past, there have been reports of disputes between LCV chairpersons and the Resident District Commission over office space.
Some district leaders have denied RDCs space at the district headquarters, forcing them to operate in rented premises.
The RDCs are supposed to monitor the implementation of government programs at the district level, the reason they need offices for effective service delivery.