HON. SOWEDI PROCURES SECOND AMBULANCE FOR BUSONGORA NORTH COUNTY.
BY ALEX BALUKU
KASESE: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 20, 2021
Hon. Sowedi Kitanywa the member of parliament for Busongira North Constituency in Kasese district has procured second ambulance for his electorates.
The ambulance was launched over the weekend at Bugoye Health Centre III in Bugoye sub county, and will serve the entire community of Kasese district.
The politician handed over the brand new ambulance to the community in presence of a section of locals, political and religious leaders and will be centered at the health facility.
The member of parliament said that the Ambulance was one of the pledges he made during his campaign. Kitanywa before he joined active politics in 2020, the former kasese district probation officer had donated an ambulance to the northern part of the Busongora County North and it is centered at Rwesande Health Center.
According to the legislator, the constituency is so wide and there was need to procure the second ambulance to boost the work of ministry of health.
“The health system in my constituency is wanting, and as a leader, I can’t just wait for government to intervene. The ambulances are meant to serve all the people regardless of gender, religious and political affiliations,” he added.
He also asked the people to receive and properly utilise the new procured ambulance for their betterment.
Receiving the procured ambulance, the Incharge of Bugoye Health Center III, Shemu Bwambale thanked the legislator saying that they have for long time been yearning to have an ambulance.
He said that they have been facing challenges whenever they make referrals. Shemu asked the legislator to follow up their requests to the Ministry of health to have the health facility upgraded to a health center IV status.
Speaker after speaker, the ambulance has come at a time when many people are suffering from their homes due to lack of transport means to take them to different health facilities.