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Ministry of Local Government hands 27 motorcycles to Subcounty, Town Council and Municipal Chairpersons to monitor government programs

The Minister for Local Government has today handed over 27 brand new motorcycles to Subcounty, Town council and Division Chairpersons in Wakiso District to help them in monitoring government programs and mobilization of the masses. The Minister who was represented by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government Benjamin Kumumanya called upon the chairpersons to use the motorcycles for their intended use. Kumumanya promised the local government leaders that the ministry will work on issues affecting Wakiso District due its unique...

The District Chairperson monitors the micro scale irrigation demonstration site at Mende Kalema

The District Chairperson monitored the micro scale irrigation demonstration site for the micro scale irrigation program at Mende Kalema Memorial Secondary school in Mende subcounty Wakiso District. He advised farmers to stop the dependence on seasons for rains but adopt micro scale irrigation technology for food security. The Sprinkler and Drip Irrigation methods are the two major types of irrigation used on this site.

Wakiso Council approves 4.6 supplementary budget.

Wakiso District Council unanimously passed supplementary estimates of 4,662,655,053 to cater for development projects and activities in the District. The Secretary for Finance Betina Nantege also Vice Chairperson said the sum comprises 4,581,769,555 for micro scale irrigation project under Production department which was unspent for Financial year 2022/2023. 41,151,824 will cater for institutional support to Women structures, 33,099,928 for institutional support for Youth Livelihood program and UWEP and 6,633,746 for Health. The Council chaired by Nasif Najja also resolved to forward the...

*UPDF gives back to Wakiso communities *

As part of the activities to commemorate Theresita Day the UPDF 1st Divison today held a health camp at Bira Health centre 111 and also cleaned Bulaga and Bulenga markets in Wakiso Subcounty The exercise was led by Col. Emmanuel Muhoozi, the 1st Division Administrative Commander who called upon Ugandans to trust UPDF with their safety and security as it is the force built on a civilian foundation. He said that UPDF as a professional army will continue to carry out...

Later this afternoon, District officials led by The CAO Alfred Malinga inspected a 6.2km road section of Sentema- Bukasa which is in a sorry state.

Later this afternoon, District officials led by the Chief Administrative officer Alfred Malinga inspected a 6.2km road section of Sentema- Bukasa which is in a sorry state. There has been several engagements with KCCA to prevail over the contractor to do forward maintenance which has not been honoured. The Chief Administrative Officer pledged to continue engaging KCCA since its the contracting entity. The contractor China communication Construction Company was to commence construction works last year 2023 since the residents had given right...

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