By Abdul Rahman Bangura–
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone- President Magufuli on January 18th, 2021 commence a two-day tour in the Kagera Region where he will examine and inaugurate numerous ventures worth $48.99 billion, Dr. Hassan Abbasi – Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of information, Culture, Arts and Sports revealed.
“As you are aware, after October 28th, 2020 general election, President Magufuli carried a lot of time to form his new government, as well as coming up with other operational preparations in the second five-year term. Therefore, the visit shows the work has begun and it will continue,” Dr. Abbasi said this on January17th 2021, amidst
the president’s visit in the region.
First, Kagera Regional Commissioner Marco Gaguti warned columnists at a press conference he summoned at his office that, Dr. Magufuli will today place a foundation stone at the International Vocational Education Training Centre (VETA), at Nyakato Ward, in Bukoba borough which will cost $2.2billion on fulfillment. President Magufuli
will later induct the Ihungo Secondary School that was rebuilt for 11.1billion. The establishment’s edifices had fallen down pursuing a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that hit the region on on September 10th, 2016.
Gaguti also said that the president will later meet a public meeting at Ihungo grounds. The earthquake killed seventeen people while several buildings, including schools and health facilities, were poorly destroyed. According to Gaguti, on January19th, 2021, the president will glimpse the signing of a multi-billion nickel mining contract on the project partially held by the Tanzania administration and foreign investors.
He announced, President Magufuli will then continue to Karagwe District on the same day, where he will install a milk processing factory, rated to cost about $15.89 billion upon fulfillment.
Pronouncing on the President’s visit, Dr. Abbasi retained that within the five-year term President Magufuli will proceed to carry out and inaugurate fresh projects to give rise to improvement to the people.
“Within these five years, you will observe that the government’s philosophy of further maintaining and initiating new development projects just as we witnessed recently during the signing of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) for the Isaka to Mwanza section,” he announced.
President Magufuli assured the ‘wananchi’ that the CCM- led government will fulfill all vows rendered during the campaigns, as well as those included in the party’s 2020- 2025 Election Manifesto. The matter-of-fact, he said, was to proceed with boosting the surviving criterion of the people, as well as improving the nation’s financial development.
Dr. Magufuli has also authorized all establishments and administrations assigned in enforcing numerous advancement projects, comprising roads, water as well as various other in education and health sectors — to do their work diligently and efficiently because, he will tete-a-tete retain near supervision with them. President Magufuli
similarly convinced Muleba inhabitants that the 5km road span relating Kanyambogo to Nshamba will be constructed at tarmac level.
And also called the Muleba-Rubya (19km) boulevard to be designed at tarmac level and be dubbed Mjungi Road in honour of the late Eng. Leopord Mjungi, who during his life lifetime did great contribution and oversaw numerous thoroughfare projects in Tanzania.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent
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