By Aminah Nabuule
The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) board chairman Eng. Dr. Badru Kiggundu has called on the Members of Parliament to support NWSC to address the challenge of limited financing which has affected service coverage acceleration in all corners of the country.
Kiggundu made the remarks as the Parliamentary Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources visited the newly completed Katosi Water Works.
The committee commended the corporation for its commitment towards provision of clean safe water and sewerage services to the people of Uganda.
The legislators noted that the project was completed on time and within cost as per financing obligations that Parliament set during the loan approval process in 2011 and 2019 respectively.
“We’re happy to witness value for money upon completion of the Katosi water project. This is a success story and a great stride towards the achievement of SDG6 and the transformational agenda of Uganda,” committee chairperson, Dr. Emmanuel Otiam Otala said.
Eng. Silver Mugisha, the NWSC managing director, shared performance highlights, key strategic interventions undertaken, implementation status of capital development projects, key challenges faced by the corporation
He also highlighted the overview of the corporate plan 2021-2024 and the game changing strategic interventions. Using 1990 as the base year.