President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has launched what he calls an urban bush war against poverty.
Museveni who has been dressing locals in Najeera a city suburb has said that its time now that he personally helped the urban poor to boost their house hold income.
” I started my liberation struggle in Luweero, Najeera and Wakiso district in general is going to to be my Luweero to liberate the urban poor from poverty” said Museveni.
The president has explained to the listening people that he will begin with the small groups of metal fabricators and small women groups operating in food kiosks.
“If we earmark this area and injected like 100m shs, this place can become paradise” Museveni adds.
He has instructed the state minister for micro finance to closely work with the people of Najeera as a pilot project.
The president has first visited a metal fabrication workshop and a Motor garage in Najeera all youth projects and pledged support to help them expand their business and also employ more youth.
By Joshua Mutale.