Do you think Mr. Kakyebezi has lived up to Expectations as Mayor ?
Locals in Mbarara have shown concern over poor service delivery with the municipality.They are accusing municipal leadership of misusing gov’t funds for self enrichment.Locals now want the mayor, Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi to step down in the next general election 2021 saying he has failed to handle the issues of the municipality. They are worried that this may make them miss out on the city status due to the leadership challenges especially corruption,land grabbing, infighting and politicking that are hindering service delivery.
Locals say they now want Herbert Kamugisha, the Mbarara NRM vice chairperson to stand on the mayor-ship for better service delivery within the municipality.
The locals concerns follow the recent comments made by the State Minister for Local Government, Jennifer Namuyangu appealing to leaders of Mbarara municipality to sort out themselves out of the wrangles they are involved in, or risk losing an opportunity to be given a city status.