David Sengendo, an official from State House led the team, saying that their purpose for the visit was to inspect the government projects and report their findings to the president.
State House Monitoring Team in Namisindwa District
The State House monitoring unit has expressed concerns regarding
incomplete government projects in Namisindwa district. The team dedicated the
entire Wednesday to inspecting government projects in Namisindwa district,
including Bumbobi-Lwakhakha road, Namboko Seed School, Mukoto Seed School, Sono
Health Center III, and the Parish Model Program.
David Sengendo, an official from State House led the team,
saying that their purpose for the visit was to inspect the government projects
and report their findings to the president. He expressed their shock at
discovering that the Bumbobi-Lwakhakha road has not been fully tarmacked up to
Magale and Bumbo, despite reports indicating that the tarmacking had been
In reality, it has only been completed up to the Lwakhakha
border. Sengendo also revealed more concerning findings, such as Mukoto Seed
School remaining incomplete after the contractor abandoned the site for unknown
reasons, despite the government having allocated all the necessary funds.
Health Center III, located in Bukokho sub-county, is complete, but it faces
challenges due to a shortage of health workers to handle the daily influx of
Julie Namara, the Namisindwa Deputy Resident District
Commissioner, urged the president to provide guidance on the next course of
action after reviewing the report.
She also expressed concern about a few
individuals misusing government funds intended for specific projects, leading
to incomplete work.
Jackson Wakwaika, the LC 5 Chairperson of Namisindwa district,
called upon the Office of the President to expedite the implementation of
solutions outlined in the report, suggesting that those responsible for the
incomplete projects should be held accountable.
He emphasized that incomplete
projects not only cost the government but also negatively impact the local
community in terms of accessing essential services.