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OPM to construct sh500m Luweero regional office

By Frederick Kiwanuka

Added 6th April 2017 02:45 PM

Nadduli said Luweero District administration gave the land on which the regional office is being constructed.

The  Prime Minister’s office has embarked  on a sh500m project to construct a Luweero regional  program office  of  the Luweero-Ruwenzori  Development program .

The  office complex  whose construction has kicked off at the Luweero District headquarters, is to serve former Luweero Triangle Districts in Buganda, according to a statement from the Luweero Triangle Ministry.

The Luweero-Ruwenzori  Development program which covers 43 Districts in Buganda and Western Uganda, aims at rehabilitating
war affected families in the war affected areas through grants and wealth creation projects.

Minister without portfolio  and former Luweero LC5 Chairman, Abdul Nadduli  said the regional office is aimed at bringing services nearer to the people of :Luweero, Nakaseke,Nakasongola  and  neighbouring  districts which form part of the former Luweero Triangle.

Nadduli said the regional offices will save the beneficiaries, most of whom have little education, the burden of travelling to Kampala where they often fell prey to fraudsters.

“Our people, especially veterans have been losing a lot of money to fraudsters in Kampala, but now they will be having the services in their midst,” Nadduli said.

Nadduli said Luweero District administration  gave the land on which the  regional office is being constructed.

Nakasongola LC5 Chairman Samuel Kigula said the regional office will help to services nearer to the people of Nakasongola.

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