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The Prime Minister has met with executives and administrative officials of the city of Bujumbura


Jan 30, 2023

BUJUMBURA January 30th (ABP) – Prime Minister Gervais Ndirakobuca chaired a meeting on Thursday, January 26, 2023 for executives and administrative officials, with the aim of calling on administrators to change their behavior and serve the country well, a check by ABP revealed.

According to him, the objective of that meeting was to self-evaluate and see together the step already taken in the peaceful resolution of conflicts since today there are no ethnic conflicts. He added that to have a country of milk and honey, one must work hard, fight laziness, be united with others and see a better future. To that end, Prime Minister Gervais Ndirakobuca invited the administrators to fulfill their roles while favoring the interests of the nation.

He further gave advice with regard to some people who spend their time in places known as ligalas downtown. The Prime Minister then invited them to abandon that bad behavior but to contribute to the development of the country.

Concerning the taxes related to the parking of vehicles, Prime Minister Ndirakobuca thus asked the officials of Bujumbura City Council to review the collection of those taxes, stressing that those parking fees should be paid in the commune of origin and pointing out that dismissal is provided for those who expose themselves to embezzlement of receipts. As for the questions raised by the participants, they were mainly related to justice and cases that are not yet executed. The Prime Minister advised them to plead with the ministry in charge of justice. For the people of Mukaza commune who lament the bad governance on the part of their administrator and the misunderstanding between the communal council and the administration in the same commune, Prime Minister Gervais Ndirakobuca asked the minister concerned and the mayor of the city to take ownership of the issue and to verify the situation related to governance in that municipality.

Regarding the Mutanga Sud neighborhood leader, the Prime Minister gave the order to expel him and replace him immediately following the practice of polygamy.

For administrators and executives of political parties who are involved in the management of cooperatives, Minister Ndirakobuca asked them to cut short with that behavior, otherwise measures will be taken.