PM Nabaanja greets Bishop Dan Zoreka

The prime minister of Uganda, Rt. Hon Robinah Nabbanja has asked church leaders to consolidate teamwork with political leaders for the heightening and rapid service delivery both spiritually and physically in Kanungu district.

Nabbanja was yesterday speaking as the guest of honor during the fundraising ceremony organized by Kanungu district Woman MP Hon. Patience Kinshaba Ankunda aimed  at soliciting funds for the completion of building Butogota All Saints Church of Uganda in Kinkiizi Diocese in Kanungu district.

The fundraising started with a service, led by Rt. Rev. Dan Zoreka, the Bishop of the Diocese of Kinkiizi, supported by priests. During the prayers held at Kayonza primary school in Butogota Rutwe cell, Southern Ward, Butogota town council, in Kinkiizi West County, Zoreka said that they need 210 million shillings to complete the half-roofed Butogota All Saints Church of Uganda.

 Nabbanja said that when there is heightened teamwork between political and church leaders, multibillion developments will be steered in the district.

The Prime Minister designated Kanungu district Members of Parliament as very strong while representing the people that voted them into office and pledged that the government will support them in whatever activities they will need to be carried out in their respective constituencies.

She contributed 24 million shillings towards supporting the church of God.

The Minister of ICT and National Guidance Hon Dr Chris Baryomunsi who contributed Five million shillings asked leaders at different levels to work hard and get united and push for more developments in the area.

Hon James Kaberuka, the Kinkiizi West Member of Parliament reminded the Prime minister that the people who were affected by the remaining re- affirmation of boundaries between Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda are currently suffering with nowhere to cultivate and asked her to remind the government to quicken the construction of the tourism roads that connect to Bwindi.

Kanungu district Woman MP Hon. Patience Kinshaba Ankunda decried the low coverage of water and electricity in the area and called for the need to have a vocational institute in the area to equip people with hands-on skills.

Eng. Arinaitwe Sam Kajojo, the Kanungu District Chairperson Kanungu also reminded the prime minister that bad roads in the area have affected the agricultural produce hence asking for tarmacking of roads to enhance tourism in the area. Kajojo also showed the need for the upgrade of Mpungu health center 111.

A total of 155.4 million shillings were contributed towards the completion of the multibillion church building at All Saints Church Butogota.



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