MP Kabasharira asks public to be monitors of of Government Projects

MP Kabasharira asks public to be monitors of of Government Projects

Amos Tayebwa

Ntungamo

A few days ago, the leadership of Ntungamo District in conjunction with area member of Parliament for Rushenyi county have launched about three drilling water projects in Rushenyi constituency, however, citizens and other stakeholders have been asked to be tight on the contractors to resist corruption on those projects.

Team from Ntungamo District and office of MP Kabasharira launching a drilling water project at Kizinga in Ngoma Sub-county Rushenyi constituency

This call was made by MP Naome Kabasharira, the Rushenyi county Member of Parliament who appealed to the locals and the contractors to desist from deals and corruption related issues during the construction of the projects that were launched.

 

According to Kabasharira, she asked to each and every area that received any of the projects not wait for leaders only to come to see the mistakes being doing these projects. That Every citizen and the Chairpersons LC ones must be on the lookout to ensure there is no shoddy works and corruption involved in such projects.
She urges the locals to report all the mistakes and malpractices that may be done by the contractors in each of the projects. She added that once such cases are detected let them be reported to the authorities, as people who brought those projects they have the mandate to cancel the contract from the culprit.

She also appealed to the residents who call themselves the rich or businessmen not to connive with the contractors in some deals of buying some of materials like cement from the project to their individual or private projects or shops.

“I want to tell locals that these projects are not owned by only your leaders, they are your own projects for your benefits, if you let them to be mismanaged by the contractors you are the ones to lose most. Please be on ground and monitor how these projects are being handled. Do not wait for the leaders to come first, be the managers of these projects. Do not allow convince between the business people and the contractors to sell off the materials. Please report such cases to your leaders and authorities to ensure we come out with well constructed water projects or any other project that is going to be constructed” said MP Kabasharira.

MP Kabasharira in her capacity she was able to follow up on the long waited District water projects which have finally been given to contractors. Among these include kizinga Drilling water project in kizinga Ngoma subcounty and was Contracted to BIK WATER SYSTEMS LTD, there is also Ruhara p/s tank , Ruhara primary school and Kabasheshe spring in kayonza subcounty both were Contracted to His Mercy consult. There was kyamuhamya Drilling water project in Nyarwanya Rubaare subcounty which was also Contracted to BIK WATER SYSTEMS LTD and finally was Kyafoora hot spring latrine in Kyafoora Rugarama North, all these projects were launched on the same day last week by the District leadership led by Ntungamo District Chairman Sam Mucunguzi and the Office of the Area member of Parliament Kabasharira who was represented by her Personal Assistant.

During the launch, Mucunguzi also warned the contractors over shoddy work. He told them to perfectly work on the projects that have been contracted to them. That as authorities they will not commission any project that will not meet the standards according to the MOU between the District and the contractor.

He also appealed to the locals to protect the water project so that they can benefit on what government has brought to their communities.

One of the Locals, Ignecious Twesigye, a resident of Nywarwanya 2 praises the leadership of the Area MP Kabasharira and the District leadership for having solved the most challenge which the locals from those areas have been facing. Twesigye revealed that as the residents of Rwarwanya, they have been sharing water sources with the animals that would result into undesirable diseases.

According to Kabasharira, she has also identified that the money that she lobbed as transitional fund worth 400m, 200m is already at the district pending availability of road equipments to start on the following roads; Rwamanyonyi- Kijubwe- Kabasheshe. Then katungamo, Kyabirara, Kyempene, kakaneena – kyafoora. She has also followed up on UNRA again and the following roads will be done as soon as possible and these include Rwashamaire-Rwahi which was given to the contractor and the work was supposed to commence before this week ends.Then Rubaare- kisiizi is also yet to be worked on too.

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