By Yosam Gucwaki
Leaders from Bunyoro sub region have been advised to form a consortium to enable them have a bargaining ground.
The call was made by the state Minister for local government , NamuyanguJennipher today, while officially launching a three day training for local government councils at Kabalega Resort hotel in Masindi town which was organized by USAID and UKAID under Governance, Accountability, Participation and performance programme (GAPP).
Namuyangu, explained that districts from Bunyoro sub region should come out and form a consortium to enable them push for developments like industries which would be benefiting the whole region noting that districts which need to work individually may lag behind in terms of development because they have no voice.
She added that this has worked in Greater Masaka and in the Northern region saying that many developments have been done due to the Consortium they made.
Commenting on the same matter, the chairperson LCV Masindi Cosmas Byaruhanga, said that the issue of the region consortium is already in the pipeline noting that they have already met with Bunyoro district leaders adding thatthey are planning to meet again to see how they can go about it
Moses Kirya, The speaker Masindi district explained thatthe consortium will be covering the seven districts of Bunyoro sub region adding that this will help to improve the road network in Bunyoro noting that it will be easier for a district to get road equipment from another district.