Joanita Awilo Ochieng and Linda Arach Ochieng daughters of late Daudi Ochieng who was the secretary General to Kabaka Yekka between 1959 to 1966 have accused the Buganda land board for grabbing their land worth 22 Acres despite having the tittle of the same land.
The land in contention is located in Ochieng zone in Nansana and comprised of block 203 plots 5065 and 5066.
According to Ochieng’s daughters, the said land was bought by their father way back before they were born and the whole land was 110 acres before it was subdivided amongst eight children as his will read.
Daughters say that their father died at age of 41 on 1st June 1966 under mysterious circumstances adding that while on his death bed, he left orders that all his properties including land in Nansana be divided amongst eight of his children when the last born has reached 18 years.
Daughters also allege that in 2000, their clan elders held a meeting and decided to hand over the land which until then was under the care of Dr Martin Jerome Aliker and each of us got his or her shares as our father had ordered.
Daughters also said that their clan leaders agreed the following in the meeting;
That Daudi Ochieng had two wives, one called susan as the older one with five children namely Auma, Omara, Otem Lamuna and Okumu, and Emma Namuli as the second wife with two children namely Arach Linda and Joanita Awilo.