Lands Minister Nabakooba rallies Mityana residents to benefit from government programs
The Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Judith Nabakooba has urged people from Mityana district and the neighbors to utilize this year while embracing government poverty alleviation programs of Emyooga, the Parish Development Model (PDM) among others.
The minister said that she is still proud of the achievement she attained while serving in the capacity of Member of Parliament in the 10th house as Woman member of Parliament for Mityana.
“In 2023 focus more on what will add value to your development for poverty alleviation. The President has advised on the different farming methods . Please embrace government programs to increase household incomes and contribute to national development. The president saw value in me, picked and appointed me minister. I believe God touched him to give me this appointment that is why I work wholesomely. Let us all work to serve the vulnerable, act fairly regardless of the incomes of the people we serve,” she said.
This was during a thanks giving ceremony at her country home in Kalangalo pictured above, Mityana District on January 2’ 2023 attended by legislators, Muhammad Nsegumire Kibedi of Mityana North, Sarah Najjuma Woman MP Nakaseke District, Christine Bukenya Ssendawula, Woman MP Kyankwanzi District, Hope Grania Nakazibwe of Mubende, Dr Kefa Kiwanuka of Kiboga and Dr Micheal Bukenya of Bukuyaamong others
State Minister for housing, Persis Namuganza said that their ministry is challenging but with close collaboration with her Minister Nabakooba, they have managed to tackle many land issues to ensure people’s security of land tenure. She commended her for taking the lead to thank God for what she has achieved, something she said does not come easy.
“Thanking God is not easy, getting a day and you call people to do it is not something easy. She has challenged me to do the same in Busoga. President Museveni encourages us to make friendships with people and not enemies. Let us love each other. Pray for us, the leaders and the government to run smoothly at all times.” She explained that top on their (Ministry of lands) agenda this year is to fight duo ownership of land.
Fr John Fisher Kayizzi thanked Nabakooba for not being selfish but open to share the New Year blessing with people around her. This he said is key in showing that she is social and spiritual. He asked the congregation for reflecting on how they want to spend the New Year and commit their resolutions in God’s hands.
“Front God in all that you do. Love one another , be the kind and above all work hard to develop your homes and country” he said