MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT HANDS OVER BUSIA MUNICIPALITY 3000 TONNE CAPACITY VALUE ADDITION PLANT
Saturday, 15 July 2023
The Ministry of Local Government yesterday 14th July 2023, handed over the 3000 TONNE capacity value addition plant to RWAHI Investment Limited for utilization. The plant was constructed at cost of 15billion Shillings with support from Africa Development Bank (ADB) and Government of Uganda with an aim of improving Agricultural trade in the region. The handover ceremony presided over the handover, Benjamin Kumumanya PS MoLG at the PLA site in Busia Municipality where he cautioned RWAHI to abide by the existing provided framework and ensure that local content is given priority. With the operationalisation of the plant following an official handover by Ministry of Local Government to RWAHI Investments Ltd that is investing in production of maize flour and poultry feeds has trained staff and is providing employment to 40 people.
The Local leadership from both the District and Busia Municipal Council attended the handover and pledged to support and monitor the contractor for compliance to ensure that the purpose and objectives of the plant are realised.