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Nebbi district Local Gov’t has handed over 511 acres of land to Uganda Investment Authority for Industrial park development.

News | The Northern Link UG | The woman MP for Padyere Constituency Hon. Acibu Agnes asks the Youths in Nebbi to run for skills training institutions ahead of industrial park construction in Omvoro cell, Nyaravur Town Council, Nebbi District.

Acibu expects youths to acquire certain skills so that they can get jobs and move away from poverty.

I urge parents to embrace skilling institutes such as youths can be easily employed in this incoming industrial park – Acibu Agnes

 A 30-year-old, Ocan Patrick, and colleagues in the area, told this Website that, they are currently burning Charcoal, laying Bricks, and other related economic activities to make ends meet.

Hon. MP for Padyere Constituency, Hassim Sualiman argues the citizens to offer more land for the project to have a vast industrial park in the country.

The Minister for investment and privatization, Ms. Evelyn Anite, is satisfied that, the land is in a strategic area and not affected by wetlands. Anite articulates that, the authority is going to generate Jobs and construct more social comforts for the people.

“The only thing we shall do as Government is to bring Electricity, safe water, tarmac road, the internet as well as Jobs are created for the people of this community”- Says Anite

On June 28, during the inaugural Cabinet meeting, President Museveni, notified the government to erect five industrial parks per year as part of the strategic plan of Vision 2040. 

Lately, the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) revealed that it will ally with the UPDF Engineering Brigade in the construction of 25 industrial parks across Uganda.

The parks will be in the districts of Nebbi, Arua, Gulu, Lira, Buliisa, Hoima, Nakasongola, Luwero-Nakaseke, Kabarole, Mubende, Mityana, Masaka, Kabale, Bushenyi, Tororo, Rakai, Iganga among others.

Report By: Felix Ogenrwoth

 

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