Monday, 13 January 2014

Kabarole Chairperson LCV gives accountability

On 4th January 2014, the Chairperson LCV of Kabarole District Hon Rwabuhinga Richard appeared on HITS FM to read out the strategic plan for 2014 and the achievements in the last six months of the financial year. “In the last six months of the financial year, we realized a lot of achievements basically in the education sector, health sector, roads sector, agriculture sector and water sector. However, all the sectors still need a lot to be done and we intend to deliver some of the services that are allocated in our strategic plan in the remaining six months of the financial year”. This was during ToroDev’s supported live radio accountability program on HITS FM called ‘Orukurato Program’ that discusses issues of accountability every Saturday (8:00 – 10:00pm).

“In 2011, we got six hundred and eighty (680) pupils in first grade and in 2012, we got (one thousand and eighty four (1084) pupils all in government aided schools that are outside the municipality in Kabarole District. I therefore appeal to parents to join hands with the local leaders to support the program for its further improvement rather than criticizing it. We have also constructed two classroom blocks, delivered head masters’ seats, book shelves and 36 desks in schools like Kitonzi, Kasura, Kamabale, and Kyatambara Primary Schools”.

Hon Rwabuhinga Richard
During the program, the Chairperson also went ahead to indicate what his office had achieved in the different sectors. “We have given out mosquito nets to mothers, a ward at Kibiito HC IV is under construction, a staff house at Kasenda HC IV is being built, Nyabuswa maternity ward has been built, two well-equipped ambulances have been provided and two other small ambulances to help pregnant mothers access health centers”.

Meanwhile, Hon Rwabuhinga read out the plans to work on some of the roads in different sub counties. “We are planning to work on some of the roads like Kabundaire – Muhoti road, Nyakasura – Bukuuku – Rubona road, Hakibaale – Kijura road all under the central government, Harugongo road, Kikindwa road, Kiparasa – Kiburara road all under the district, among others”.

Callers also participated in the live radio discussion through call -ins to raise their issues and concerns. “We have a problem of water and roads in our area”, said Adruf from Mubuhara in Kicwamba Sub County, “Our road is so poor”, said George from Gatyanga in Rwimi Town Council, “You promised us a 15,000,000 (fifteen million) pledge to build Katugunda, we opened up an account for the money but we have not got any feedback”, said Moses from Kabonero in Bunyangabu County.

The live radio discussion was moderated by Kasigazi Willy Donanto.

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