According to Mbadi, once leaders promise things they cannot achieve they automatically create anxiety among the population with the potential of breeding conflict.
Gen. Mbadi marking is remark during the Kasese District Agenda formation meeting at Rukoki
The Chief of Defence
Forces-CDF Gen. Wilson Mbusi Mbadi has cautioned political leaders in Kasese District against exciting residents with empty promises.
Mbadi says the local population is often excited by politically driven pledges
and statements, which fell outside
the mandate of the politicians.
He was meeting Kasese officials
during the formulation of the district development agenda
According to Mbadi, once leaders promise things they cannot achieve they
automatically create anxiety among the population with the potential of
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Mbadi also blames the recent conflicts in Kasese district on
the silence of responsible people who failed to guide their communities on
things that matter and unearthing where the problems lie.
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Mbadi tasked leaders to focus on changing the
mindset of the people towards development and how they can tap into the vast
resources in their land.
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Tony Harold Muhindo, the Kasese Parliamentary Group
chairperson, says that they have pooled their energies together
irrespective of their political affiliation
for the good of district.
Muhindo said they are working with
the district local leadership to develop key areas they will front before the government in their five-year tenure.
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Nason Baluku, the Bishop of the South Rwenzori Region is asking local
leaders to work with other institutions for guidance and proper planning.
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The Kasese Elders Forum chairperson, Barnabas
Bamusede Bwambale asked leaders to focus on issues of peace and unity and stop promoting propaganda
that in the past have led
to deadly conflicts.
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Basaija is a graduate of Uganda Christian University (UCU-Mukono) holding a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication.
He also boosts of numerous training's in communication studies.
Before joining URN, he had served as Documentation personnel, Field news reporter, Radio presenter and News Editor.
Basaija is a social critic and a young farmer.
He believes in writing for social change.
At URN Basaija is incharge of Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu and Kasese Districts.