By Arinda Nsheeka Wilfred
The Ntungamo Municipality MP Gerald Karuhanga has attributed the poor service delivery within some government sectors to continuously creation of new administrative units. Karuhanga noted that creation of new district and town councils in the country has hindered service delivery to the people since some budgets of local governments have been cut by a half to cater for the new districts.
He made the remarks today while handing over 26 bicycles to all village chairpersons in Ntungamo Municipality at municipal offices.
Karuhanga appealed to all village chairpersons to use the bicycles diligently to ease their transportation in their day to day activities.
The mayor Ntungamo municipality Jacob Kafureeka hailed the area MP for the gesture assuring him of support to implement government programs.
The village chairperson Cell 6 Gumisiriza Gordon commended the MP for considering them and challenged fellow chairpersons not to mishandle the bicycles.
The Kabahambi village chairperson Norah Rwakigoba noted that they will use the bicycles mobilize and sensitize residents for government projects.
The chairperson of the association of the village chairpersons in Ntungamo municipality Tinkasimire Nathan who is also chairperson of Rwencwera tasked the new chairpersons to join the association if they are be successfully in the leadership.
In the other development, Karuhanga delivered six tonnes of East African hybrid maize seeds to all cells outside Ntungamo municipal centre who are engaged in farming.
He asked them embrace farming if they are to eradicate hunger and poverty at household level noting that every village was given 3500kg of maize.