Youth have asked Kampala Capital City Authority to allocate 30% of the jobs to youth to fight urban unemployment.
Logose Gertrude Chairperson for Kampala Youth Council says the young men and women are very energetic to work as cleaners and in gabbage village collection department.
“There available jobs at Kampala Capital City Authority in the department of garbage collection and cleaning that doet not require qualifications but energy. We feel these jobs should be given to the youth because they can handle to fight this covid season redundancy, “Logose said.
She made the remark while at the commemoration of international youth day under the theme : Transforming food systems, youth innovation for human and planet the role of urban youth amidst the covid 19 pandemic.
Deputy Mayor Doreen Nyanjura officiating at the event asked government to involve young men and women in government programmes so that the young men and women become part of development.
” We need government that is proactive by involving young people in planning programmes to achieve Uganda 2030 Agenda of eradicating poverty and unemployment,”she said.
“We want young men and women to engaged in emyooga programmes and parish model planning programmes so that they are not left behind,” Nyanjura added.
KCCA Executive Director Dorothy Kisaka pledged to nurture and include all youth in KCCA programmes.
“Young men and women must take interest in KCCA available programmes so that we have role model. I urge youth to get involved in our programmes by volunteering. It’s through this that you will benefit in planning programmes like urban farming, psidh model and emyooga programmes. We intend to roll out urban farming in all KCCA 99 parishes to eradicate poverty,”Kisaka said.
Resident City Commander Hud Hussein cautioned young people to stop fighting each other than uniting themselves to meaning impacting society.
“Its frustrating to see some young men and women fight for down fall of progressive leaders. If there is opportunity for young people we should support them to offer guidance. Those letting us down should be empowered to abandon demonstrations,” Hud said.
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