KABAFUNZAKI DEMANDS MORE FUNDS FOR RUKIGA ELECTIONS
The Rukiga County Member of Parliament Hon. Herbert Kabafunzaki is
demanding for the supplementary budget to assist electoral commission
hold elections in Rukiga County.
He sounded the demand yesterday speaking as chief guest at the launch
and handover of Rukiga district at Mparo Playground in Rwamucucu sub-
county Rukiga district. Rukiga district was curved from Kabale
district on 1st July 2017.
On 21st June 2017, Electoral Commission revealed that district Chairman and district woman member of parliamentary elections for Rukiga would not be held due to lack of funds for facilitation.
He said that he will ensure that parliament passes the budget and the
elections are held as mandated by the law. He also called on residents
to forego their political and religious differences for development of their district.
The Kabale district Woman member of Parliament; Hon. Catherine Ndamira appealed to the interim government to concentrate on tree planting in order to protect the environment especially on the bare hilly areas within the district.
The Kabale district chairperson Patrick Besigye Keihwa explained that
all civil servants that were posted to Rukiga District from Kabale
must commence work, adding that they will not allow any body to return to Kabale due to under performance.
The Rukiga district chairman elect Geoffrey Byamugisha pledged to
improve on the infrastructural development on roads, health centers
and schools to meet the dreams of Rukiga people.