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OPM disdelivers food to Mityana starving people

OPM delivers food to Mityana starving people

           

The Office of the Prime Minister has today delivered relief food worth 20,000 kg of Maize flour and 10,000 kg of beans to affected people in Budimbo village Ssekanyonyi Sub County Mityana District. This has come as a response to the Minister of Land, Housing and Urban Development from Hon Judith Nabakooba’s call for help from the OPM to the people of Budimbo village who were left stranded following the heavy rain pour on the 31st July 2022 which claimed three lives and left many with sustained injuries and destroyed people's properties and crops.

The Consignment of relief food items is not meant for the general relief distribution it's for only families and person's directly affected by floods, those found to be Vulnerable households headed by Widows, the sick, the old, Children- headed household, households headed by person's living with HIV/AIDS and person's living with disability.

 

   

The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Mityana District Samuel Paul Mbiiwa while receiving this relief food thanked the Office of the Prime Minister and the Minister for Lands for the effort, they have made to see that they save the affected families from starvation.

 

The Deputy Resident District Commissioner John Bosco Lubyaayi Sseguya Mityana District also thanked the government for the effort they are doing to help vulnerable families that are affected by  different natural calamities such as heavy rainfall and urged the leader to hand the food to the real affected families as directed by the office of the prime minister.

The Vice Chairperson Mityana District Annie Maria Nassali in her speech praised the area Members of Parliament who have done a lot to see that these families get what to eat and also thanked the Minister for Lands Judith Nabakooba for helping the district to get this food.

The Sub County Chief Ssekanyonyi Tunanukye Ronald thanked the government and promised to follow up the distribution of the food in order to ensure that it goes to the right beneficiaries