BY PATRA KIRUNGI
KABAROLE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2021
Kabarole District officials on Wednesday witnesses the signing and handing over of eight contracts that will see building of classroom blocks at different schools in the district, facilitate Isunga-Iruhura Water Project, build Kijura Health Center III staff quarters and equip Kaswa Health center III with equipment.
The projects worth sh735.66m will see construction of two classroom blocks at Kamabale primary school in Karangura Sub County at sh89.4m, two classroom blocks at St Kizito primary school in Ruteete Sub County at sh86.45m, 2 classroom blocks at Nyarukamba primary school in Karangura Sub County at sh98.23m and two classroom blocks at Rwenkuba primary school in Kasenda Sub County at sh89.29m.
The construction of staff quarters at Kijura Heath center III will cost sh79.66m and sh191.03m will be spent on the extension of Isunga-Iruhura water project, sh47.34m is for equiping Kaswa HCIII while sh54.26m is for procuring desks to be distributed to different schools in the district.
The contracts to construct classroom blocks at Kamabale, St. Kizito, Nyarukamba and Rwenkuba were awarded to Cornerstone Civil Works, MS Groben Enterprises, and MS Katengeta Construction respectively while contracts of Isunga water project, Kijura HCIII staff HQRs, equipping Kaswa HCIII, and procurement of desks were given to MS Lublima Africa, MS Mubaka Coffee Growers, MS Great Lakes Trading Company Limited and MS & S General Supplies respectively.
Richard Rwabuhinga, the Kabarole district chairperson told journalists that the money to implement the projects is unconditional grant from ministry of water, ministry of education and sports and ministry of health.
At the signing of the contract agreements, Rwabuhinga warned the contractors against shoddy work and said he is optimistic the construction of classroom blocks will improve education mostly in the hard to reach areas of the district.
“All the money belongs to the district of Kabarole from various unconditional grants water- from the ministry of water and Schools-ministry of education ministry school facilities grant, and Hospitals-ministry of health PHC development, these are the sources of money we shall be using,” he said.