BY SAMUEL ONEN
KITGUM: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022
Kitgum district local council one and two chairpersons received bicycles provided by the Government of Uganda on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at the Kitgum district headquarters.
The bicycle distribution which was officiated by Kitgum district woman Member of Parliament, Hon Lillian Aber, saw 716 bicycles distributed to all the chairpersons at village and parish levels.
The bicycles are meant to help them in monitoring government projects and programs.
Present during the official distribution were Christopher Arwai Obol, the Kitgum district LC5 Chairperson, Chief Administrative Officer, Olaro Emmanuel Eugene and Resident District Commissioner, Jimmy Ebil Ssegawa among others.
Ssegawa to whom the office was handed over to on Wednesday September 14, 2022 by the former RDC, William Komakech, called upon all the chairpersons to coordinate and make sure the government projects in their areas are implemented.
He said the bicycles given are not just for personal business but also to make sure government projects reach the entire community and all this needs the effort of the chairpersons.
On his part, Arwai thanked all chairpersons from the villages and parishes for turning up in big numbers as they were handed over there promised bicycles by the government.
The distribution of the bicycles is under the Ministry of Local Government in a bid to strengthen the capacities of the local leaders in mobilisation and monitoring of government projects being administered in their areas of jurisdiction.