TOP
Saturday,December 15,2018 09:54 AM

Cabinet approves creation of 22 new districts

By Vision Reporter

Added 18th August 2015 10:30 PM

Cabinet has approved the creation of 22 new districts. A motion for the creation of the districts was this afternoon presented before Parliament by local government minister Adolf Mwesigye.

2015 8largeimg218 aug 2015 193024060 703x422

Cabinet has approved the creation of 22 new districts. A motion for the creation of the districts was this afternoon presented before Parliament by local government minister Adolf Mwesigye.

By Moses Mulondo & Mary Karugaba  

Cabinet has approved the creation of 22 new districts. A motion for the creation of the districts was this afternoon presented before Parliament by local government minister Adolf Mwesigye. 

 

The creation of the first batch of districts will, however, take effect from July 1, 2016 because the budget for the current financial year has already been passed.

 

The first batch of districts are Kagadi and Kakumiro which will be curved out of Kibaale, Omoro from Guru, and Rubanda from Kabale district.

 

The districts to take effect on July 1, 2017 are Namisindwa from Manafwa, Pakwach from Nebbi, Butebo from Pallisa, Rukiga from Kabale, Kyotera from Rakai, and Bunyangabu from Kabarole. 

 

Districts to become effective on July 1, 2018 include Nabilatuk from Nakapiripirit, Bugweri from Iganga, Kasanda from Mubende, Kwania from Apac, Kapelebyong from Amuria, and Kikuube from Hoima.

 

The last phase of districts which will become effective on July 1, 2019 and these include Obongi from Moyo, Kazo from Kiruhura, Rwampara from Mbarara, Kitagwenda from Kamwenge, Madi-Okollo from Arua, and Karenga from Kaboong.  

Cabinet approves creation of 22 new districts

Related Articles

More From The Author

Related articles