Minister Magyezi explains the fate of local council one and two amidst expiry of term of service.


The Minister of local government Hon Rapheal Magyezi has said Local council I and II will remain operational as government is in the process of securing funds to conduct elections.

The local council one and two Chairpersons are at cross roads after their term of service expired with no hope of holding elections soon due to financial constraints.

Rapheal made the revelation yesterday while addressing different stakeholder at the commissioning of the upgraded Muhooro HCIII in Muhorro town council Kagadi District.

He says government is in consultations with the Attorney General for guidance saying that Local council ones and two’s are vital offices in the chain of leadership of the country.

The government of Uganda elevated Four Health center IIs to HCIIIs in Kagadi and these include Muhooro, Kyabasara, Burora and Kyakabadiima under UGFIT funds.

Mugyezi urged health workers to do their job diligently if health services as government embarks to improving health services in the country.

During presentation from Members of parliament and the District leaders, various challenges were raised before the Hon Minister including lack of electricity in various parts of the district, need to increases salaries for both political leaders and civil servants, lack of an ambulance for Kagadi General hospital, need for another road unit among others and construction of Muhooro-Ndaiga road

The Hon Minister scheduled a meeting with Key district leaders on the 2 August 2023 to brainstorm on possible solutions regarding challenges facing the district.

In the same development the Hon Minister Rapheal Magyezi commissioned the new administration block at Rutete town council constructed using the startup capital from the ministry of local government worth 100 million Uganda shillings.