Govt Resumes Procurement of Bicycles and Motorcycles for Local Leaders
Government has resumed the process of procuring bicycles for village and parish chairpersons.
According to sources in the local government ministry, there are plans to procure 77831 bicycles and 2300 motorcycles. The process of searching for suppliers has started.
The local Government minister, Rapheal Magezi, said the ministry has already started on the process of procuring 2300 motorcycles for all LC3 chairpersons.
“Yes, we have secured the funds for the bicycles and motorcycles, we are now looking for qualified companies to supply bicycles. For the motorcycles, we are now looking for qualified companies to supply.”
Late last year, Parliament tasked the Government with expeditiously availing money for the procurement of bicycles to ease the work for LC1 chairperson across the country.