RUTANA October 19th (ABP) – The Prime Minister of the Republic of Burundi, Mr. Alain Guillaume Bunyoni, on Sunday October 17 granted food and non-food aid to 300 most vulnerable families in his home town of Mpinga- Kayove in Rutana province (south-eastern Burundi), a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
Each beneficiary family was entitled to 10 kilograms of rice, 10 kilograms of beans, a liter of refined palm oil, a loincloth, a basin, a hoe and soaps as well as school materials, including notebooks, pens, slats and a backpack.
As for the Communal Directorate of Education, it received sports equipment consisting of balls of various disciplines, nets, ball pumps, all for the pupils. According to Prime Minister Bunyoni, this aid has a value of 26,500,000 BIF and comes from his family and contributions from friends of that family.
In his welcoming speech, the governor of Rutana province, Mr. Olivier Nibitanga, informed the Prime Minister of the state of the roads, the one leading to the capital of this commune and the national road number 11 leading from Muzye to Giharo commune in Cendajuru in Cankuzo province whose studies have already been completed. He asked him to intercede with the government so that these infrastructures are rehabilitated on the one hand and built on the other.
In his speech, the Prime Minister said that his visit to this town is to cement the relations that exist between him and the population as well as the neighbors who showed him sympathy during the loss of his sister, who was vice-president. of the town council of the place. He called on the recipients of this aid to put it to good use.
Speaking of development and concerning the road that goes in this town, he indicated that he knows it well having visited it since his childhood.
The communal authorities must work together and find solutions to the problems that haunt their commune, he said, promising to ensure that the resources allocated to the RN11 are not used elsewhere.
Regarding the fight against Covid-19, Mr. Bunyoni recommended to the people to respect the instructions of the Ministry of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS and thus, he said, they will have warned against this pandemic.