The National Resistance Party members in Bundibugyo District have asked President Yoweri Museveni to fulfil his political campaign pledges he made to them last year, including those of 2016.
Reports indicated that the creation of Bughendera District, the establishment of a cocoa factory, the construction of bridges and the extension of the road network to the mountainous areas are key under the pledges by the President to the area.
The issue of the unfulfilled pledges turned a big issue during a meeting of NRM members from Bughendera County NRM Forum who gathered yesterday to assess the performance of the party in their area and mark seven years since former Minister Christopher Kibanzanga joined the party from the opposition Forum for Democratic Change party.
Hon. Christopher Kibanzanga, the former area member of parliament, says that the issue of creating Bughendera county is overdue, adding that the poor road network, inadequate schools and health can only be corrected by granting political autonomy to the area. Hon. Kibanzanga speaking……
Mr.Hashim Mwesige, an NRM stalwart who wants the leadership to compel President Museveni over the pledges, says that Bughendera county has spent the last 12 years pushing for a district status for better service delivery but they wonder why the issue has been ignored. Mr. Hashimu speaking……
On concerns by Hon. Kibanzanga`s supporters that the Prince was dropped from Cabinet, Mr. Umar Muhanguzi, the Bundibigyo Deputy Resident District Commissioner says the Kingdom Prince was a material President Museveni cannot lose and that dropping him was just temporary by the appointing seat whom he said cannot forget Bughendera county over his pledges. Mr. Umar….
Christine Muhindo from Ngamba Sub County asks government to look into the possibility of establishing government-aided vocation schools to skills the big number of school drop out in the area. END