By Bikeke Saimon
The minister for local governments Col. Tom Butime has pledged to respond to the overdue demand for the split of Kasese district.
Col. Butime was the chief guest at a swearing in ceremony for the leadership of the newly Rugendabara-Kitoro town council a function that was held at Rugendabara primary school on Tuesday, 24th August.
Col. Butime says that he was convinced that there is consensus to have the district split and pledged to solve the issue while in Kampala.
His statement follows several demands from different dignitaries that attended this event.
Col Butime, who advised the leaders to transform the local economy and fight poverty through private partnership and ensure environment protection added that urbanization was the way to go as far as economic growth and transformation is concerned.