Minister Amongi calls for unity to foster development in Lira City

 The minister of gender, labour and social development, Betty Amongi Akena who is also a member of Parliament for Oyam South has called for unity among the leaders and the business community in Lira City for development the to come in the area.

Speaking at the grand opening of Amaflax hotel in Lira City West Division on 31st December, Amongi said it’s now time to forget about the differences and harmonize our positions for the development of Lango.
He added that for the people of Lango to achieve more and development takes place there should be land because it doesn’t take place on hair.

Under her Ministry,she added, government is to construct five one stop business centres across the country to support women doing business on a large scale.
She added that the funding to support the project will come from the world Bank,under the new project, Generating Growth Opportunities and Productivity for Women’s entrepreneur.

 According to the managing director of the hotel, Lawrence Okello who is also the clan chief of Akuti Okutu bilo, the development is for the  generation as a result of unemployment among youths across the country,

Okello who employed over 1,500 youths across the country is the executive director of Oil energy petrol station Uganda.

Presidental advisor, I charge of Lango Sub region Sam Engola thanked Okello for employing youths and encouraged those who are ready to come inn for the hotel business.

Geodfrey Etwop, the proprietor of several businesses in the City and also Ober clan chief, cautioned leaders who are sabotaging development in the City by arresting business community to know that development take place on the Land and no one will intimidate them.

By Arao Denis

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