NWSC MD warns leaders against personalising gov’t programs


RUKIGA– The Managing Director of National Water and sewerage corperation Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha has called upon political players in Rukiga District to stop politicizing government projects meant to help the communities.

As he officially opened Rukiga District National Water and sewerage co-operation (NWSC) office in Muhanga town council on Monday 27th June 2022 a function held at Satellite Holiday Resort & Great Lakes Museum, Eng. Silver Mugisha said that it has come to his understanding that some individuals have started politics even when a 5 year term of office has just seen 1 year off.

He said that as National Water and sewerage co-operation they are non partisan thus urging the political players to avoid using such projects for their own benefits but to help the community.

Eng. Silver Mugisha also told our reporter that Rukiga National Water and sewerage co-operation will help people from moving all the way to Kabale looking for services.

He also thanked leaders of Rukiga District most especially the area Member of Parliament Hon. Roland Ndyomugyenyi Bish for helping them all along in lobbying for an independent office from Kabale.

Hon. Roland Ndyomugyenyi Bish who was the guest of Honor thanked the officials of NWSC for giving them an independent office within the district where people will be receiving services with ease and pledged full support towards this development so that it can reach to the public.

The area Mp also urged public to embark on the Parish Development Model, a new government programme introduced to uplift them from poverty lines where every parish will be receiving Ugx 100 million.

He warned that people registering to benefit must reach out to the responsible persons who include the Parish Chief and parish Chairpersons who are on the committee of 7 people to avoid being cheated.

Madam Sylvia Mwanaki who is the deputy NWSC thanked the Managing Director NWSC Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha for accepting the proposal of making Rukiga District NWSC office separate from Kabale.

She thanked the area MP for always pushing for this development with endless visits in her office so that people of Rukiga District can benefit. “Hon. Roland Ndyomugyenyi Bish has been moving to my office all the time looking for Access to MD’s office looking for support” she added.

She told our reporter that this office based in Rukiga District will help in connecting more families and that many people will benefit by getting Jobs, market for their materials among others.

The RDC Rukiga District Nayebare Fred Kyamuzigita told our reporter that the agenda of NRM of making services reach out to peoples families has continued to be fulfilled with such projects coming and thanked the officials for planning the process of bringing water to the public.

Rusasi Golden the Manager National Water and sewerage co-operation (NWSC) Rukiga area told our reporter that as workers, they are committed to providing nessacery services to the community.

The function was witnessed by the Deputy RDC Rukiga District, LC V Chairperson, councilors, District technical staff, Fr. Gaetano Batanyenda, the Town Clerk Muhanga town council, and other local Leaders.