A total of 224 candidates are competing for only 45 jobs that were recently advertised by the Rukungiri district administration. Kenneth Mutungi, The secretary Rukungiri district service commission, released the short list on Thursday, saying that the number of applicants overwhelms the sertvice commission. With the high number of Job applicants, the district service commission was forced to sieve out the best based on their academic performance. 32 candidates were short listed for only 4 posts of enrolled nurse, 17 for enrolled mid wife and 22 for the post of Nursing assistant. Other competitive posts include porters' parish chiefs, Askaris and clinical officers.