The Governors of the four provinces of Rwanda and Kigali City have implored the Ministry of Local government (MINALOC) on the issue of low capacity and resources that is hindering the smooth running of their offices’ daily activities.
At a meeting that brought together the governors and the Minister of Local government, James Musoni on Friday, the governors said that the provincial offices were struggling with their daily activities because the number of provincial employees was still very low with limited.
The meeting, which was closed to the media, also discussed the retreat to be held next month that will bring together the governors, Executive Secretaries and MINALOC among others as they discuss different issues and formulate their 2010 budgets.
After governors voiced their concern over the low financial capacity that makes service delivery difficult, the meeting resolved that the matter would be looked into by supporting the provinces to acquire help in the fields of planning, infrastructure and financial accountability.
The meeting also resolved that MINALOC and the provincial administration would work together to source finances and projects to help temporary employees who would boost the provincial offices.
The attendants also agreed that the meeting bringing together the City council and MINALOC will convene once every month and will only focus on major issues discussed by Cabinet.