Finance Minister urges residents to work hard to improve their livelihoods

Minister Kasaija speaks during the launch

KIBALE, UGANDA: The Minister of finance Hon. Matia Kasaija has urged Kibale district residents to work hard so as to improve their household income.

The minister said this on Thursday while launching the road works in Kibale district that will cost over 3 billion shillings.

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“Utilize these roads effectively through working hard to increase production hence improving household income such that each household can earn 10 million shillings annually, Kibale district is blessed with fertile land for agricultural production so every family should aim at maximum production so as to convince the government to tarmac these roads due to the high production”. Minister Kasaija said.

Kasaija who is also the Legislator for Buyanja county in the greater Kibale launched the extension of rehabilitation works for the 24.5 Kilometers Ngangi- Nyamarwa- Mubende road at Kyakatwanga trading centre in Nyamarwa Sub-county where the electorates hailed leaders for fulfilling their political pledges.

The leaders also launched the 10 km Kasamba- Katusiima- Kitengeto road in Mataale Sub county. The two roads will be worked on by LUSA construction and engineering company limited for over 1.2 billion shillings.

Meanwhile, government has contracted MISMS Azu properties to work on the 7 km Kahyooro- Igumiiro- Mbaya- Kayanja road in Byamiramira Sub county worth 884 million shillings.

Dr. Emily Kugonza the Buyanja East county MP and Noeline Basemera Kisembo the woman mp for Kibale have revealed that all efforts for Road infrastructure improvement are based on unity among leaders from the local council.

“This construction work is due to the joint effort made by the local council chairpersons who raised their local concerns to our offices,” they said.

The legislators also warned contractors from doing shoudy works and misusing public funds.

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