By Sophan Niwamanya
The state minister for finance in charge of General duties Henry Musasizi has rallied locals to foster unity if development is to occur.
Minister was on 20th august addressing locals who had gathered at the Wedding function of Mr. Karwemera Gerald and Mrs. Orishaba Restatuta of Nangara Parish Nyamweru Sub-county Rubanda district.
Musasizi who doubles as the Rubanda East Member of parliament described Orishaba as a strong supporter who contributed much towards winning the 2021 elections. Orishaba was the chief Agent of Hon Musasizi during the 2021 elections.
Musasizi in his message asked people to focus on unity and love saying that politics ended and time for transforming your communities in a move to boost the economy and fight poverty.
Minister Musasizi explained on Parish development model saying that with FY2022/2023, the government will capitalize every PDM Sacco with Shs100m for on-lending to viable income generating activities in the production, processing, marketing, and storage of agricultural products,”
He said the parish model Sacco, a special type of primary multipurpose cooperative, will be a key institution at every parish.
Musasizi revealed that the model is the last strategy for service delivery, improving incomes and welfare of all Ugandans at the household level
Musasizi said with the implementation of PDM he will be able to bring all people who have been working for the stomach, in the subsistence economy into the Money economy.
Musasizi promised to extend piped water and electricity to the people of Nangara in Nyamweru sub-county Rubanda district.
Ondeth Karambuzi, the head teacher of St Johns Ikumba in Rubanda district commended hon Minister Musasizi for the great work he is doing in Rubanda through lobbying from the Ministry of finance.
She added that Musasizi has already secured 300m to construct St Johns Ikumba hostels for boys and girls.
The Deputy Resident district commissioner Kyenjojo district Sam Evidence Orikunda echoed the minister’s call, urging the people to embrace Government programs like Parish Development Model