Civil Servants Choking on Debt


Authorities in Mbale district are worried about the excessive borrowing appetite by the public officers which has impacted on their performance and service delivery. A revelation from Mbale district local government indicates that most civil servants especially primary school teachers are grappling with multiple loans that leave them with nothing to take home. According to the Principal Human Resource Officer Mbale District Anthony Wabomba majority of the civil servants spend months without accessing their salaries pending recovery of loans.