It was constructed by SFC constructed unit and costed Shs 3.48b less than the quoted amount of Shs 9b.
“Besides saving money since contractors borrow from banks with high interest rates, military facilties like these need a certain degree of privacy and confidentiality. Building them yourselves helps.”
“The army should continue this way, building its facilities and saving money. You should do this especially for lodgings for soldiers. It is not right for soldiers to sleep outside the barracks.” he said
Museveni also had a message for those encroaching army land, “Encroachers on army land should not be tolerated. Encroachers should either compensate the army if they have built on the land or vacate the land and ownership reverts to the UPDF.”