President Museveni has granted Butebo County in Pallisa a district status and asked the Ministry of Local Government to expedite the process as per the request of Butebo residents.
According to the letter dated July 8, signed by the Minister of Local Government, Mr Adolf Mwesige, he has already received the communication from the President and that he will soon table it before the Cabinet and Parliament for approval.
“I am writing to acknowledge the request of the people of Butebo County to elevate the county to a district status. This is to confirm that the President has granted Butebo County a district status,” the letter reads in part. It was addressed to the Minister of Health and area MP, Mr Stephen Mallinga.