The President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the new National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) Uzima production plant in in Kakiri, Wakiso District. President Museveni saluted NEC the business arm of the UPDF led by Gen. James Mugira for the various projects it is undertaking.
“As you can see now, NEC has a lot of projects up and running, and making profit. This is very good,” the President said. He noted that there is tremendous progress as far as development is concerned.
He congratulated the NEC Managing Director, Lt. Gen. James Mugira, and his team for turning around NEC and changing it into a proper working entity. “I had almost forgotten about NEC, but I am glad that you are back on track,” the President remarked.
The President welcomed the idea of lowering the production cost by making their own water bottles. He also promised to follow up on the issue of electricity line and he promised that electricity will be extended to the factory.
On tarmacking access roads to the plant, the President directed the Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs, Hon. Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja, to liaise with the Ministry of Works and Transport and get back to him. Hon. Bamurangaki thanked the President Museveni for sparing time and honoring their invitation to come and commission the plant.
The board Chairman, Gen. (Rtd) Joram Mugume, thanked the President for his continued intervention and guidance in NEC projects. The function was attended by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs, Mrs. Rosette Byengoma, Joint Chief of Staff, Maj. Gen. Leopold Kyanda and other Service Chiefs.
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