The Kabale District local leadership has been sworn-in at colorful function that was held at the District Headquarters on Makanga Hill in Kabale District.
The function on Tuesday that kicked off shortly after 11 am saw, 37 Direct/Indirect District Councilors representing different Sub counties , being sworn-in to serve for the term 2021/26.
The Kabale District Magistrate, Baroore Kyaaka, administered the oath and reminded the leaders to be law abiding and to work for the people.
The Councilors who took the oath of allegiance are drawn from the sub counties Buhara, Kamuganguzi, Maziba,,Kabale Municipality divisions. Others are, Butanda,Katuna Town Council, Lyakarimira Town Council and Kahungye Sub county.
The Magistrate also conducted the oath on the newly elected District Chairman, Nelson Nsangabasheija.
In his remarks, Magistrate Baroore , urged the newly sworn in District leaders to uphold the Constitution and be mindful of the needs of the people who elected them into office.
The sworn in councilors after the swearing in ceremony elected the Kaharo Woman Councilor, Mrs Flavia Kanagizi , as the District Speaker.
Mr.Mugisha Ronald Ian , the Councilor re-presenting South Division Kabale Municipality, was elected the Deputy Speaker .
The former state minister of Finance in-charge of Planning , David Bahati , called for reconciliation and unity among the newly sworn local leaders if the district is achieve its objectives of serving the people,
Bahati the Ndorwa West MP is also the NRM district boss.
Bahati asked the newly sworn- in leaders to work hand in hand with the Central government in order to address the local needs and challenges which is affecting the people.
The function was also attended by the Ndorwa East Member of Parliament , Wilfred Niwagaba and the RDC Darius Nandinda.