MITOOMA- There was a heated argument as Mitooma district local government launched the 4th phase of Kibazi Gravity Scheme Project in Mutara Subcounty.
The project of approximately UGX 97 million was on Tuesday afternoon launched at Kataho Primary School in Mutara Subcounty.
The project aimed to benefit the residents of Muti, Kataho, Ryakitanga, Kibazi, Burama and some others with clean water is scheduled to be completed in 6 months under Sagma Technical services and Zefa Construction Company.
However some of the residents from Burama, Nyakatongo and Kyempunu cells complained as they were neglected.
Steven Mugasha,a resident of Muti says many people especially in the hilly areas have been left out since water pipes are far from them.
Some of the residents who offered their land complained that they never received their compensation.
Speaking at the launch, the Mitooma acting LC5 Tumukurate Silver said they can’t change the design now since they have already awarded the contract to someone to commence work.
Later after a long discussion, the Mitooma District RDC Ada Nasiima launched the project and urged residents to use water in a productive way.
In her words, she reminded them that water is life and they should use it to improve their living standards.
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