Leaders of Katooke people’ forum Mr. Muzoora Godwin and Mr. Tugume Joseph and also the Leader of PRIFODE Mr. Mukwano Ssenyojo of Mugusu Sub county appeared live on Better FM for radio discussion on Sunday, 15th February 2015 and discussed a topic "Are Ugandans in the Rwenzori Region enjoying better services? If no Why"
"Mwenge north is one of the county that has not benefited from the Leaders we voted to go and represent us at the parliament and district level, for example in Katooke town council we have tractors to collect garbage, but they are just packed and garbage is everywhere in the whole town council, secondly people of Kahanda, Bufunjo, Kiswange and other villages are crying of lack of clean water, Katooke Health Center 111 does not have enough drugs and most patients now are only given Paracetamol. We are suffering in terms of having unimproved services because leaders during campaigns confuse and lie to voters promising them to provide services but they don't provide any as soon as they win the votes, voters are always forgotten." Said Tugume Joseph From Katooke sub-county Kyenjojo district during the Listeners forum talkshow live on Better FM.
Politicians know how to use sweet words during campaigns and on radio and make voters very excited which attracts voters to end up voting them. The truth is our leaders don't have a heart to serve the voters and don't have the capacity to lobby for better and improved services in Kyenjojo sub-county that is why we have many roads with potholes, we never got any first grade in Senior Four results in Katooke sub county, no clean and piped water etc". Said Muzoora Godwin from Katooke sub-county Kyenjojo district.
|The type of Water people of Kahanda Kyenjojo collect for their domestic Use.|
"Local Citizens of the Rwenzori Region are not enjoying the best services because they have been lied by politicians who speak sweet words and have convincing tongues, used during campaigns to deceive voters”. Said Kamara a caller from Bugaki, Kyenjojo District.
During the live radio discussion over 20 local citizens called in to give in their comments, issues, ideas on the topic of discussion and shared the nature of poor services they have in most sub-counties and districts of the Rwenzori Region.