Kampala – The newly sworn MPs in Sheema district led by Prof. Elijah Mushemeza; the Sheema south MP in the 11th parliament have vowed to work together for the people of Sheema.
The MPs made these joint call on Wednesday at Hill Top Gardens in Naguru Kampala, during the swearing-in party of Prof. Mushemeza who will represent the people of Sheema south in the august house for the next five years.
“Our flagship program will be to improve household income. In economics, there is what we call the purchasing power, and
once you increase the purchasing power of the people then they can access other needs. If you have income you can have anything else in life,” he said.
He further said that they will work together with the central government to increase the purchasing power of the people. Quality
education and provision of employment are also among the programs that the Mps vowed to work on.
The professor also said that he has put shs200m at Kasana SACCO to help the youth who want to travel to the Middle East for jobs to process travel documents, and they would later repay the money after working.
On the new parish model that was introduced by government to foster development at the grass root level, Prof Mushemeza said that they will fully support the model because it is a vehicle for socio-economic transformation agenda.
The MPs agreed to work as Sheema Mps to work as a team to foster development in the greater Ankole region.
Present at the swearing-in party were Naome Kibaju; Sheema North, Rose Mary Nyakikongoro; Sheema Woman MP, Dickson Kateshumbwa; Sheema municipality, Prof. Mondo Kagonyera, presidential advisor Chris Rwakasisi,and other MPs from Ankole sub-region who graced the function.
Kateshumbwa in his speech said that there is no time for negative energy since politicking was over and it is now time to serve the
people, and make Sheema great again.
Prof. Elijah Dickens Mushemeza also vowed to use his expertise as a professor of political science and development and management to advise government on pertinent issues like public debt, decentralization policy among others.
Chris Rwakasisi advised the MPS to work on the principle of love and to entrust their lives to Jesus and never to let religion separate them since Jesus’ religion is love and to work for the electorates.