BUBANZA January 20th (ABP) – The Prime Minister of the Republic of Burundi, Gervais Ndirakobuca, met the inhabitants of Bubanza province (north-west of Burundi), on Tuesday January 17, 2023, at the provincial headquarters, to exchange on the concerns for the well-being of the inhabitants, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
Some of the concerns that have been raised include the RN 9 (Bujumbura-Bubanza) and other tracks that connect that province to Cibitoke and Kayanza provinces, which are in poor condition and remain a handicap to the movement of goods and people.
The inhabitants of Bubanza also spoke of the lack of mini-irrigation dams that could help cope with the weather variations, the Bujumbura-Bubanza transport drivers who lament that their parking station has been moved to the Ngagara market, away from other parking stations, rise in prices of basic necessities, to name but a few.
Concerning tracks and bridges, the Prime Minister called on them to do everything at their level while waiting for the support of the authorities.
For the mini-irrigation dams, he asked them to take advantage of the rivers that cross Bubanza province, pending the construction of those dams, in order to increase production, which would be a response to the increase in food prices.
As for the parking station, he promised to approach the mayor of the city of Bujumbura to try the remedy. The Prime Minister invited various authorities to change their mentality, to work in accordance with the law for the general interest, and to serve as a good reference for their subordinates. He asked the various leaders to always remain close to their people in order to inquire about their concerns and find solutions in time.