The team of NRM Senior Cadres who are monitoring the NRM Manifesto Implementation while holding meetings in the districts of Teso have identified disconnect between the elected leaders and NRM Party leaders as a major hindrance to the implementation of the manifesto.
While speaking to media after holding a meeting in Ngora District with LCIII’s and NRM Sub county leaders from the districts of Teso South including; Butebo, Pallisa, Bukedea, Kumi, Ngora and Serere, Uganda’s Ambassador to Nigeria H.E Nelson Ocheger noted that the leaders have overwhelmly identified the disconnect between leaders as a major issue hampering the implementation of the Manifsesto.
“There is a disconnect between party leaders and elected leaders.” Said Ocheger.
Ambassador Ocheger noted that during the discussions they also understood the challenge affecting the implementation of NRM Manifesto has also led to a lack of consensus on challenges faced by the region.
Gen Charles Angina the Deputy High Commissioner to Egypt advocated for the need for choosing correct priorities for the region.
He also emphasized the need for Valley Dams to help in the elimination of Floods in the region.
The State Minister for Teso Affairs Kenneth Ongalo Obote urged the NRM leaders from Teso to work closely with elected leaders in order to enable the successful implementation of government programs.
He also challenged leaders to be realistic in their demands so that the government can easily give priority while warning leaders against bickering.
But in her part, the NRM Deputy Secretary General Rt. Hon Rose Namayanja Nsereko, urged the NRM Leaders to monitor the implementation of the manifesto at the various Sub-Counties.
She revealed that it is important for both the NRM party leaders to work with elected leaders to fulfill the commitment that the party made in 2021.
She also asked them to monitor the implementation of the PDM, Emyooga funds and other programs.