CIBITOKE November 29th (ABP) – The President of the Republic of Burundi, Evariste Ndayishimiye paid a working visit on Thursday, November 25, in Cibitoke province (north-western Burundi), where he visited two communes, including Buganda and Rugombo. The main object of his visit was for a moralization session of the people, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
At the Urunani stadium in Buganda commune, the President of the Republic declared that Burundi should develop like Israel, to see its potential of the rivers that run here and there, and that farmers should take advantage to irrigate their crops throughout the year. He said that to raise awareness among the inhabitants of Buganda and Rugombo communes who are worried about the lack of rain to cultivate while these communes are crossed by several rivers. He urged the Burundians to take strategies to use all the assets and produce for export.
He said that the country has many intellectuals who are outside the country and who should contribute to the development of their dear homeland.
President Ndayishimiye responded to the questions and complaints of the participants, in particular the threat of the BUCECO cement factory which continues to worry those around him through its smoke and noise when it should move to another site far from homes. He also answered other questions and referred them to the provincial authorities for others.
Before the moralization in Buganda, the President of the Republic had participated in the laying of the last pipe leading drinking water from Muyange in Mugina commune to the reservoir located at Karurama in Rugombo commune. He congratulated the inhabitants of Rugombo commune and part of Buganda who lacked this essential commodity for life.
As for the governor of Cibitoke province, OPC1 Carème Bizoza, he thanked the President of the Republic for this visit and so many projects that are being carried out, in particular the correction of errors in the rehabilitation of the RN5, the settlement of the conflict between the Church Seventh-day Adventist and so on.
He pleaded for an organization of young people who have innovated to produce internet, a surveillance camera and the installation of a radio, and which needs a license to broadcast across the country.