NTUNGAMO. Ntungamo District Local Council Five Chairperson Denis Singahakye has urged leaders in the district to focus on going for further education if they are to effectively serve their electorates and hold technocrats accountable.
He noted that when some leaders are elected in various post they forget to go for further studied and end up meeting difficulties in their line of leadership.
He made this remark today during the swearing ceremony newly created sub counties, town councils and replacements for vacant posts held at the district headquarters.
Speaking at the function, Ntungamo district chief administrative officer Kweyamba Ruhemba urged the politicians to desist from corrupt tendencies which he says cripple service delivery
Elijah Atuhaire the Speaker Ntungamo district cautioned newly sworn in leaders to focus on addressing the needs of the people instead of fronting personal needs.
Atuhaire revealed that some local leaders often flout rules of procedures and end up misleading people they lead and causing loss to the government.
Among those sworn was Julius Rwenzigye the LC V councilor for Rubaare town council who is the first councilor to be elected in Ntungamo district from the opposition Forum for Democratic Change –FDC.
Those sworn in include newly elected chairpersons, Youth leaders, Local council V councilors, LC III Councilors and leaders of persons with disabilities. They are dominated by leaders from newly created sub counties, town councils and replacements for vacant posts.