A 45-million-Litre dam commissioned in Kapelebyong

In a bid to enrich communities with water for production, a mega valley dam was on Tuesday commissioned in Kapelebyong district.

The state minister for animal industry, Lt. Col. Bright Rwamirama, said the facility will empower people around it economically, if used well.

“The population is increasing and we need to focus on ways to benefit from an animal,” Rwamirama said.

He said that the dam will help to boost the quality of animals for better markets within Uganda and outside countries.

The dam which cost sh1.2billion was constructed by Bap Engineering Co. Ltd. The dam is 45 million Litres big.

There is an irrigation section and animal watering section in the facility.

“You should protect the facility, if you are to benefit from it. This is no longer the facility of government but for you (the local people)” Rwamirama said.

Minister and CAO in the launch of Onganyakonye valley dam
State Minister for Animal Industry and other leaders looking at the valley dam