The resignation of civil servants in Kabarole to vie for political seats has created a staff vacuum in the district.
The civil servants are vying for posts of councilors and LC 3 chairpersons.
The most affected is the education department which has lost over thirty teachers and eight inspectors of schools.
Eight sub county chiefs have also resigned, which has affected work in the sub counties.
For instance at Karambi, Buheesi and Mugusu Sub Counties, local revenue from the shops and markets has not been collected for two months.
Other sub counties that do not have sub county chiefs are Kichwamba, Busoro, Rwimi, Kibiito and Karangura.
Margaret Mujungu, a trader at Karambi market says that she is afraid to keep the money at home because she may be attacked and the money stolen.
David Busobozi, the sub county accountant says that it is only the sub county chief who is authorized to receive the revenue.
Christopher Mugisha, the head teacher Karambi Primary School says that six teachers left the school last month to join politics.
He says that some pupils are missing their lessons as a result of the resignation of their teachers.
Richard Balinda, the District Education Officer Kabarole says that no inspections have been carried out in schools because of lack of staff.
Balinda says that he has written to the Chief Administrative Officer requesting for additional staff to the department.
David Kaija, the Personnel Officer Kabarole says that the district lacks money to recruit more staff.
Kaija says some staff from the other departments will temporally be shifted to the vacant departments.
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Charles Kihika, the Chairperson of the district service commission says that the commission has not been informed of the vacant posts.
Kihika also says that the commission only recruits staff in September and October and so the departments will have to be patient until that time.