The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi has called for more investment projects and businesses in rural areas for optimum utilization of natural and human resources and promotion of uniform development across the country.
This, according to Mr Ssekandi will help create more jobs; making rural people more productive and reduce on the increasing rural – urban migration in search for jobs.
Mr Ssekandi who was speaking on Sunday after touring Kinoni Plastic Works in Vietnam village of Kyegonza in Gomba District noted that such investments in the rural setting will create jobs for hundreds of people from Gomba and the surrounding districts, before pledging government support towards the project.
He was at the home of Hajj Ahamed Golola the proprietor of the factory where he attended the wedding of Ismail Mukasa, Hajj Ahmed Goloba’s son.
The Vice President commended Hajj Goloba for his contribution towards the country’s industrial development saying the factory producing a series of plastic products including cups, plates, buckets and chairs among others will contribute to faster social transformation of the area.
At the same occasion, the Vice President advised the newlywed couple Mr. Ismail Mukasa Goloba and his wife Ms Mariam Mukasa to build their marriage on love, trust and faithfulness.
Gomba LC5 Chairman, Mr Abdul Kyabanji said that a Germany solar power company Belectric was in the process of putting up a solar power plant at Kabulasoke which will produce up to 20Mega Watts of power and reduce on the power shortage in the area.
The ceremony was also attended by state Minister for urban planning Mariam Najjemba.