CANKUZO November 15th (ABP) – The Second Vice Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr. Abel Gashatsi, on the second day of his visit, Thursday November 11, joined the population of Kibogoye village in the commune Gisagara, in the work of contour drawing and planting fixing grasses, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
The communal administrator of Gisagara indicated that more than 180 km of contour lines have already been dug since the start of the campaign. According to the governor of Cankuzo province, that commune was the 2nd in the production of corn and peanuts.
Mr. Gashatsi called on the people to plant fodder crops and continue development work. On that occasion, a meeting for the heads of decentralized services of the province, leaders of political parties, religious denominations and cooperative associations, local elected officials, traders as well as representatives of civil societies in Gisagara commune, was held.
During that meeting, the provincial governor pointed out that the lack of water and electricity at the level of the municipality hinders development.
He asked that the office of the Burundian Revenue Office (OBR) be decentralized to reduce the journey of traders from Gisagara when paying taxes.
In turn, Mr. Gashatsi congratulated the people of Gisagara for the step already taken in security. This deputy called on the participants to promote social assistance and the education of all children of childbearing age.
He called on the administrative staff to monitor the security and social situation in the community on a daily basis. There, he insisted on the fight against the cohabitation observed in certain villages.
In addition, they must serve as an example in the development community. To that end, he called on them to forge ahead in the practice of modern agriculture and animal husbandry.
To do that, he urged the people to always use fertilizer and selected seeds. In addition, the cultivation of fruits, coffee trees and others are essential in development, he continued.
Agricultural production benefits all segments of the people. He thus urged civil servants to practice agriculture alongside their public functions. That, in order to implement the slogan of the President of the Republic which says that “every mouth has to eat, every pocket has money”.
As for speculation on fuel, he qualified that act of fraud while calling on the administration to block the road to such speculation.