President’s Office Deploys Hakim Kirigwa to Entebbe as Deputy RDC

Ms Jacqueline Kankunda the outgoing Entebbe Deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC) hands over office to her successor Mr Hakim Kirigwa
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The Office of the President has deployed Mr Hakim Kirigwa to serve as the new Entebbe Deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC), replacing Ms Jacqueline Kankunda who was transferred to Mbarara City North Division, in the recent mini reshuffle for the RDCs and their deputies.

Ms Jacqueline Kankunda the outgoing Entebbe Deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC) hands over office to her successor Mr Hakim Kirigwa

Kirigwa who officially took over office on 5th December 2023 at a function presided over by the Wakiso RDC, Ms Justine Mbabazi, has been serving in Buikwe District and takes the top job in Entebbe as the head of security and monitoring of Government projects.

‘’Our roles as RDCs include monitoring the provision of services, the government projects, ensuring security and taking on tasks as directed by the president laid out in the Constitution and any additional guidelines provided by the Office of the Presidency. But we can only execute these duties if we have team work and this is what will drive us well to serve. I call upon all stakeholders to support the government in the effort to transform this country by being accountable to government resources, and serving the people’’, said Hirigwa.

Hirigwa vowed to apply the four principles of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) which includes; Patriotism, Pan-Africanism, Socio-economic transformation and democracy. He added that the ruling government has over the years implemented a raft of programs to fight poverty, reduce gross inequality, cause socio-economic transformation, and create wealth and prosperity , the latest being Parish development model (PDM) which he says will monitor to ensure its effectiveness in Entebbe.

While handing over office, the outgoing Deputy RDC Kankunda appreciated the people of Entebbe for the good working relationship and guidance they have offered to her office during her stay in the area that she said had enabled her to work and to serve them effectively. She also asked her successor to cooperate and work with the people of Entebbe she described as very cooperative.

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The function was attended by the Entebbe political leaders, civil servants, members of the District Security committee among others.

Hirigwa has been vibrant in all areas where he was deployed and in Buikwe, he will be remembered for fighting land grabbers and lawfully protecting locals from evictions , supporting government project implementation , sensitizing locals about government projects among other unforgettable tasks.

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