Hon Wanjusi Wasieba appointed new Chairman of the Board of Directors National Housing and Construction Company.
The former State Minister for the then Ministry of Works, Housing and Communications (1994~2001) and MP Bubulo County West (1996~2001) and Mbale Municipality (2004~2006), Hon Wanjusi Wasieba has been appointed the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of National Housing and Construction Company Ltd, (NHCC).
Hon Wasieba takes over from recently appointed Chairman of National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) Dr. Joseph Biribonwa.
The outgoing Chairman noted that whereas the company had experienced challenges related to absence of the libyan shareholders, capitalization issues and the covid 19 outbreak among others; it remained resilient and committed to play its role as mandated.
"You inherit a company that is build on three pillars namely, the people, policy and systems. As a team, we have attained landmark progress with new projects opening up. We remain committed to spread our wings further but also venture into affordable housing space in order to meet the growing needs of houses for the youth."
Dr. Biribwona requested the incoming Chairman to maximize use of his vast experience as an architect to help guide innovations that will help NHCCL to evolve new technologies and costing options that will ensure that the business positions to address affordable housing challenges.
Hon Wanjusi committed to adopt a consultative approach to doing business. He advised NHCCL staff to be less bureaucratic but businesslike in order to cope in the competitive industry.
In attendance at the handover of office were two other Ugandan Directors of the company, the Deputy Secretary to Treasury Patrick Ocailap and the Acting Director of the Public Private Partnerships Unit Mr. Jim Mugunga.
Others included the CEO Eng Kenneth Kaijuka and Senior managers and staff.