|Hon. Tadeo Muhindo, Kasese District Vice Chairperson, responding to issues raised by the Citizens at Rwenzori Square in Kasese Municipality on 3rd Sept. 2013|
The face the citizens campaign was a platform used by the citizens to put leaders to task to account for the period so far spent in Office since they were elected. The key issues raised were about the inadequate service delivery, the poor workmanship and, delivery of empty boxes by the NDA and corruption cases in the district, scholarships to best performing S.6 students and the state of roads in the Municipality.
While sensitizing the citizens on their rights and responsibilities, Mr. Primus of KRC, pointed out that it was the responsibility of every citizen to pay TAX, respect the national symbols as enshrined in the 1995 Uganda Constitution ( as amended from time to time).
Also commenting during the openspace meeting, the RWECO Coordinator, informed the leaders and citizens that information about service delivery was readily available online from: http://www.budget.go.ug/index.php?p=data-srch-top&flag=1
RWECO also informed the citizens meeting that, the Kasese district budgets and workplans were uploaded on the district website: http://www.kasese.go.ug/ . That was in response to access of information by the citizens that RWECO supported all the 7 districts of the Rwenzori Region with E-Society Centers.
The KRC staff Mr. Patrick, also informed the meeting that, KRC had launched the project in Kasese district and was calling upon citizens and leaders to embrace the project if we must achieve the national objectives on good governance and social accountability.
Reported by RWECO Staff:
Ms. Felestus Masika