and Town Council Chairpersons in Mpigi District have asked the government to
consider increasing their monthly pay.
Currently, a sub-county chairperson earns a monthly pay of 420,000 Shillings, an amount that
they say is less compared to the areas that they lead and serve.
speaking on Friday during the handover of motorcycles to leaders. David Mutebi,
the Chairpersons for Mpigi Town described the motorcycles as a solution to the
transport problem because many have been using public means to reach out to the
electorates and monitoring government programmes in their areas.
“etulowoozeko ku musaala…
Town Council Chairperson, Abdul Rashid Nkinga commended the government for the
motorcycles but asked for proper remuneration.
the chairperson of Kamengo Sub County commended the government for the
motorcycles saying they would ease movement in the area.
of Local Government, provided the motorcycles to sub-county, town council and
municipal division chairpersons to facilitate their movement in the implementation
of their activities in the respective lower local government units.
Mpigi LCV Chairperson
Martine Ssejjemba said that the motorcycles are tools to ease coordination of
activities as well as mobilization of communities especially as the government
is implementing the Parish Model Programme across the country.
optimistic that the chairpersons would enhance their role of monitoring service
delivery in the sub-counties ad town councils as well as reaching out to the
citizens to get their views on the different services and government
Ssejjemba also appealed to the government to
provide boats in areas that use water transport like Kamengo, Buwama and Nkozi sub-counties to enable the leaders to access the areas and also for service