Government Spokesperson and Director Uganda Media Center Ofwono Opondo has
urged Journalists in West Nile to help government by making its leaders account
for time and resources.
Journalists at Desert Breeze Hotel in Arua on Sunday, Ofwono told Journalists
that its only through the works of Journalists that the vice of corruption can
district local councils, which are largely dominated by NRM leaders, Ofwono
said though government has delivered flagship projects in most regions, NRM
leaders at local governments have failed their mandate of monitoring and
ensuring projects are implemented.
appeal comes when many of the political leaders in Arua and West Nile have gone
independent in their bid for re-election after they lost in the NRM primary
a spotlight on how the NRM councils implement development plans and we urge you the
media to hold these NRM people and leaders accountable,” Opondo told the
to Ofwono, who is traversing the Country to rally support for the ruling NRM
candidates in the coming elections and document complaints from the public
about the government, there is potential election acrimony and violence if the
pending issues of corruption, and anger in people are not addressed.
Cue in; I want to appeal to.…//Cue
out; future of Uganda…. //
according to Boniface Alioni the NRM Publicist Arua, many developments have
been achieved under the NRM regime which not only calls for appreciation but ought
to be embraced by all Ugandans
Cue in; Our people of…//Cue
out; in this region…. //
civil society reports in West Nile most achievements realized over the years derive their origin mainly from trade within and across the border.
card recently released on the performance of local government leaders indicates
that a negligible number of leaders own and embrace government projects under
their supervision, the reason some opinions say caused the massive defeat of incumbent NRM leaders in the recent primary elections.