25 May 2014

Tanzania: Kinana Explains Why Development Projects Fail

Iramba — DEVELOPMENTS of various projects fail to take off due to delay in the provision of financial budget from the government meant to facilitate the implementation.

Speaking during the tour by Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Secretary General Mr Abdulrahman Kinana, regional leaders in Tabora and Singida noted that implementations of many projects delay due to lack of resources.

Addressing a public rally in Iramba District, Singida Region, Mr Kinana asked the Deputy Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Mwingulu Nchemba to ensure the financial budget set for regional development are avail on time.

He, however asked the regional government to ensure that projects set up in their areas are well supervised for the betterment of the country.

In another development, Mr Kinana commended President Jakaya Kikwete for selecting young and energetic District Commissioners who perform well in managing various development projects in the country.

He pointed out Iramba District Commissioner as one of the efficient District Commissioners doing well.

Meanwhile, Iramba West Member of Parliament, Mr Mwigulu Nchemba has commended the Minister for Energy and Minerals Prof Sospeter Muhongo for enabling his constituency get connected to electricity.

Mr Nchemba said that over 45 villages in his constituency are now connected to electricity.

"I thank Prof Muhongo for the efforts he made to ensure that we get electricity," he said adding that his constituency has only 25 villages not yet connected to the national grid.

In another development, Mr Nchemba asked the Prof Muhongo to allow small miners in Selui, Iramba District take part in mining activities at Sekeke Gold Mining area.

Mr Nchemba said that though miners are allowed to engage themselves in gold ming activities at Sekeke, still they lack permits to do so, thus failing to do their work.

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