Minister advices on environmental protection and conservation
The State Minister for Local Governments Hon.Victoria Businge Rusoke has called upon residents of Bunyangabu District to observe environmental protection and conservation.
This was on Tuesday while she was commissioning the distribution of 375 bicycles for LCI chairpersons at Bunyangabu District headquarters.
Hon Rusoke noted that it is due to environmental degradation that the country has started experiencing natural calamities.
"Avoid bad practices like cutting down trees,cultivating in wetlands and other bad practices that lead to degradation, "she said.
The RDC Mr.Joshua Kisembo Masereka cautioned LCI chair persons against money lenders.
He noted that lay people are losing lots of property to these con men.
"As you are implementing Government work, be ware of these con men," he emphasized.
The LCV Chairperson Mr. James Ategeka Mugarama thanked the NRM Government for honoring their pledges.
"Our LCI Chairperson play a vital role in monitoring Government programs and we are thankful that their movement will bee eased by these bicycles," he said.