Amuriat criticized the ruling government for concentrating on relocation other than finding out what causes landslides to come up with solutions for them, something that he says is more dangerous and exhausts the taxpayer.
Patrick Oboi Amuriat, the FDC presidential candidate has vowed to
end mudslides in Bududa district.
Speaking to the people of Bududa this evening at Bumwalye playground,
Amuriat said if elected into power, his government will come up with programs to ending mudslides in the district so that people can live in their own communities, not
to be relocated to places where they don’t have their ancestral belief.
According to Amuriat he
would introduce good methods of farming and above all shift people from hilly
places and construct houses for them within Bududa other than relocating them.
He says relocation has scared majority of the people of Bududa who
say they want to remain in their ancestral land hence dying in the same
catastrophes year after year.
He criticized the ruling government for concentrating on
relocation other than finding out what causes mudslide and coming up with
solutions for them something that he said is more dangerous and exhausts the taxpayer.
Oboi also pledged to strengthen Bugisu cooperative union, which had
almost collapsed. He accused the ruling government of intentionally trying to make BCU collapse because they do not want people to be rich and improve on their
He said he would also improve on the roads for Bududa so that farmers can access markets easily for other people in the country
to buy good and healthy vegetables and other products like tomatoes, onions
cabbages among others from the area.
Amuriat also pledged better salaries for the teachers so that the lowest primary teacher gets 800,000 shillings and secondary teacher 1.2 million shillings if he is elected president
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Amuriat continues to Manafwa district where he will be addressing
his third district in Bugisu sub region.