The Rukiga County Member of Parliament, Hon. Herbert Kabafunzaki, is demanding for the supplementary budget to assist the electoral commission hold elections in Rukiga County.
He sounded the demand Monday speaking as a chief guest at the launch and handover of Rukiga district at Mparo Playground in Rwamucucu sub county Rukiga district.
Rukiga district was curved from Kabale district on 1st July 2017.
On 21st June 2017, Electoral Commission revealed that district Woman Member of Parliament and district chairperson elections for Rukiga would not be held due to lack of funds for facilitation.
He promised to ensure that parliament passes the budget and the elections are held as mandated by the law.
He also called on residents to forego their political and religious differences for the development of district.
The Kabale district Woman Member of Parliament, Hon. Catherine Ndamira, appealed to the interim government to concentrate on tree planting in order to protect the environment especially on the bare hilly areas within the district.
The Kabale district chairperson, Patrick Besigye Keihwa, explained that all civil servants that were posted to Rukiga District from Kabale must work adding that they will not allow anybody to return to Kabale due to under performance.
The Rukiga district chairman elect, Geoffrey Byamugisha, pledged to improve on the infrastructural development in roads, health centres and schools to meet the dreams of Rukiga people.