Ndorwa County East Member of Parliament, order http://commongroundwi.org/wp-admin/includes/class-automatic-upgrader-skin.php Wilfred Niwagaba has been elected as the new Kabale District road fund committee chairperson.
Niwagaba, an independent member of parliament was elected unopposed in the meeting that was held on Thursday at the Ministry of Finance board room chaired by the state minister of planning
David Bahati who doubles as the Kabale Parliamentary Forum chairperson .
Now serving his third term as Ndorwa County East member of Parliament, Niwagaba served the last two terms served as an NRM member but later fell out with the party leadership leading to him and his other three colleagues Mohammed Nsereko (Kampala) , Barnabas Tinkasiimire ( buyaga) and Theodore Ssekikubo ( Lwemiyaga ) to be expelled from the party.
He was elected on Thursday by the committee members who included MPs , Local Council leaders as well as technocrats from Kabale at the meeting chaired by the State Minister for Planning, David Bahati.
Patrick Besigye Keihwa, the Kabale LC5 boss said that there is need for government to increase on the money that it gives to the district as road fund saying that the funds allocated are meager.
“We receive 490 million shillings to work on 500 kilometers of road while roads from the central government are well funded liked those under the CAIIP Program a road of 7 kilometers is given 725 million shillings,” he noted.
Wilfred Niwagaba who is the shadow Attorney General pledged to co-operate with district leaders to make sure all the roads in the district are in good condition.
The seven member road committee is composed of all Members of Parliament in the district, the district chairperson and two engineers, one from the municipality and the other from the district.