Works Minister advises Youths to embrace government programs
By Brian Atuhura
The State Minister for Works and Transport,Hon.Fred Byamukama has called upon the youth in masindi to embrace government programs to attain wealth.
He made the call yesterday, while addressing agathering at Kijunjubwa Primary School in Kijunjubwa Town Council, Masindi district during the 60th Independence day celebration for Masindi district held under the theme,"October:9 Adeclaration of African Interdependence and Our Shared Destination".
The State Minister,also pledged to make a follow up on the district roads which were earmarked by the Ministry for rehabilitation and construction.
He earlier on,commissioned the rehabilitated road of Murujeje-Mburabuzo and also led adelegation to plant atree seedling at Kijunjubwa Primary School in commemoration of the independence anniversary.
The event,was attended by the district leadership,the members of Parliament, security personnel,institutions of learning and the general public.
Speaking at the same event,the host Member of Parliament for Buruli County,Hon.Aled Akugizibwe, appreciated Hon.Byamukama for securing 40 culverts to support the construction and rehabilitation of district roads.
He however,decried asection of leaders who have made it a habit to decampaign what MPs are striving to achieve for the electorates .
He stressed that,anumber of districts have got more than four UGIFT projects while Masindi is hardly having two school projects under UGIFT.
The District Chairperson, Cosmas Byaruhanga said by the time Uganda got her Independence, Kijunjubwa was known to be a hunting ground.But the NRM government under the stewardship of His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni,the area has attained schools,roads and safe water.
He added that,NWSC will soon install a tank at Kinuma hill to supply piped water to areas of greater Kimengo.