Kiryandongo District Launches 5 Billion Projects

Kiryandongo district local government authorities have launched projects worth 5,074,584,190/= for the Financial year 2020/2021.

The projects launched include classroom blocks, 17 deep boreholes, VIP latrines and the construction of the district headquarters.

The main project launched was the fifth phase construction of the district headquarters at a cost of Uganda shillings 2 billion under Development Response to Displacement Impact Project. Kiryandongo district local government has been constructing its headquarters in phases since June 2011. According to Samuel Muhumuza the acting District Engineer, before the funding from Development Response to Displacement Impact Project, the administration block had costed 2.2 billion and upon completion, Kiryandongo district headquarters will have costed 5 billion Uganda shillings. Muhumuza added that there was need for more 800 million Uganda shillings for final completion of the district headquarters.

Charles Ntairehoki Amooti the LCV chairman Kiryandongo was pleased to launch the fifth phase construction of the district headquarters whose ground breaking he witnessed when he was still an area councilor representing Masindi port sub county.

While addressing the residents at Kiryandongo sub county headquarters during the launch of the renovation of the sub county community hall, the vice chairperson LCV Aliguma Edith asked the community to mobilize and send their children to schools. She also urged them to monitor government projects and notify the authorities whenever they observed shoddy works.

Edward Mpangire the LCIII chairman of Kiryandongo sub county thanked the district authorities for having constructed 6 class rooms, 15 stances and water tanks at Kankoba primary school whose classrooms had been blown off by the wind.

The multibillion projects launched are from different funding sources from government of Uganda especially the Development Response to Displacement Impact project.

Friday, April 9, 2021