A well-developed road network is a key factor to development in both rural and urban areas in Uganda. However, road sector is challenged by a number of factors ranging from financing to weather.
The Chief Administrative Officer Kiryandongo has assured the parliamentary committee on government assurance that the government of Uganda is on course as regards fulfilling the project promises made to the people of Kiryandongo district.
David Wamburu Wasikye, the CAO Kiryandongo was addressing the members of the Committee on government assurance on September 18, 2018 at the district headquarters who had paid a visit to Kiryandongo to monitor and find out the extent of implementation of the promises made on the floor of parliament in relation to Kiryandongo.
The commission of land inquiry has visited Kiryandongo District for fact finding so as to establish and verify complaints related to land in Kiryandongo.
Kiryandongo District local government officials have inspected the Karuma Hydro Power Project so as to establish the progress of implementation.
The team of officials led by the Chairman LCV, Charles Ntairehoki and the CAO, David Wamburu Wasikye included the local council leaders from the sub counties, town councils as well as the technical staff.
The ministry of Public Service has trained the Officers from Kiryandongo District Local Government on Performance and Management.
The training organized by the Principal Human Resource Officer Kiryandongo, Violet Murungi at the Youth Resource Centre on June 14, 2018 targeted the Heads of Departments, Town clerks, Medical in charges of health centers and other Officers.
The training is in line with capacity building efforts of the Human resource department aimed at improving the performance of Officers so as the set targets are met for timely service delivery.
The chairman LCV Kiryandongo District, Charles Ntairehoki has called upon the Ministry of health and the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to intervene immediately and respond to the shortages caused by the tragic accident which occurred on Friday 25th May 2018 at Nanda in Kiryandongo District.
The chairman noted that the theatre, surgical and casualty wards were greatly affected in terms of supplies. All medicines and supplies such as gloves, antibiotics, IV fluids and fuel were used during an emergency.
Kiryandongo District local government has mourned the victims of the accident which occurred on Friday 25th May at Nanda in Kiryandongo District.
The accident which involved a commercial bus Gaaga, a tractor and a long trailer claimed over 20 lives and injured scores.
Kiryandongo District General hospital administrator, Sam Mutiti Tumwesige has called upon the ministry of Health to upgrade the hospital to a regional referral hospital given the fact that its coverage is greater than what the District plans and budgets for.
The hospital currently serves as regional referral for the Districts in the North and mid west and it is a hospital of first intervention along the Kampala-Gulu high way.
The hospital’s laboratory is internationally accredited and can handle all tests.
The Chairman L.C.V Kiryandongo District,Charles Nteirehoki has asked the Local government committees to guard and protect the wetlands selfishly for the interest of the future generation.
The chairman was addressing the lower and district local government environment committees’ induction held at the District board room on 08th May 2018.
Mr. Nteirehoki cited the major challenge towards protection of wetlands and environment as politicians who are afraid of evicting their voters from the wetlands.
Cassava farmers in Kiryandongo have formed an innovation platform aimed at adding value to the locally produced cassava so as to improve on their incomes.
The platform was formed during the cassava innovation platform workshop organized by Issa Byenkya, the District Production Officer.
According to Daisy Eresu, the Head Roots and Tubers at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, the platform will help in developing the cassava subsector, solve the problems as well as negotiate with the government and buyers collectively.