BUJUMBURA May 25th (ABP) – The Ombudsman of the Republic of Burundi, Mrs. Aimée Laurentine Kanyana, paid, on Wednesday May 24, 2023, a visit to the Bujumbura City Council, to discuss with the various leaders of the city of Bujumbura, in order to support the vision of the government of Burundi, which wants Burundi to be an emerging country in 2040 and a developed country in 2060, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
In his welcoming remarks, the mayor of the city of Bujumbura, Mr. Jimmy Hatungimana, thanked the leaders of the city of Bujumbura who participated in that meeting, stressing that this shows there is peace and security in that city. He called on neighborhood leaders to raise awareness among citizens to join cooperatives, in order to support the country’s sustainable development. The mayor of the city also thanked the citizens for their participation in community work.
Concerning street children, Mr. Hatungimana specified that a center is being prepared in Cankuzo province for them, in order to organize mobilization sessions for those children.
Regarding the women who sell fruits in the city of Bujumbura, Mr. Hatungimana said that the city council sought them spaces in the Jabe market, but that they categorically refused.
For this, the Burundian ombudsman promised the mayor that she will try to listen to the parties to resolve the issue.
Mrs. Kanyana explained that the role of the leaders is to mediate between citizens and the public administration, with a view to resolving land and family disputes. She advised them to solve the problems in their communities, avoiding exposing them on social media, before having contacted all the competent authorities, so that they find solutions for them.
She also congratulated the leaders for peace and security which remain a reality in the city of Bujumbura.