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NWSC REWARDS OUTSTANDING STAFF DURING A 3-WEEK PATRIOTISMS REFRESHER COURSE

NWSC  has awarded the outstanding staff at the pass-out after a 3-week induction training at Entebbe Kawuku.

The third lot of 187 NWSC senior staff who were drawn from the Kampala area recently underwent a three-week patriotic training in Entebbe.

The training was conducted in close partnership with the Uganda People’s Defense Forces under the office of the president.

In 2009, President Yoweri Museveni launched a new National Strategic program to inculcate the norms and values of patriotism in all students in secondary schools and the youth of Uganda subsequently known as the National Patriotic Program.

As part of the government initiative, NWSC embraced the program with the aim of promoting patriotism and introducing staff to the challenges the country has gone through before and after independence.

On Monday, 28th February Staff including Commercial assistants, Legal Officers, Commercial officers, Engineers, Finance and Accounts Officers, and some branch Managers successfully completed their 3-week induction program that was in Entebbe kawuku-Bugiri at Scripture union campsite.

Outstanding staff in the training were awarded in recognition of their performances in parading and leading at different levels during training.

Mr. Andrew Kabugu a senior Technical supervisor emerged as the overall parade commander, Ms. Lydia Tuyimbise a commercial officer as a course senior staff, Ms. Priscillah kyobutungi was appreciated as being enthusiastic given her health status, she kept in the parade to the end of the training.

The best parade group was also recognized by awarding each participant in the group.

”These awards are very important to us because we are motivated to work harder, you never know it might come with promotions”. said one of the winners of the award.

Eng Mahmood Lutaaya, General Manager Kampala water reminded the jubilant staff to keep the core values of National water and not to forget whatever they learned during the 3-weeks spent at the Scripture union campsite.

Eng Amayo Johnson, Deputy Managing Director Technical Services on behalf of the Managing Director Silver Mugisha, warned staff on irregularities like bribery and corruption that have consistently led to the dismissal of staff from the corporation.

He re-echoed Uganda’s National Development Plan 3 and need to pay allegiance to the ruling government so as to achieve the 2040 vision projections.

The course registered success in Mindset change and introduced many to their country and the challenges that the country has gone through before and after independence.

”Now I know why imperialism is dangerous towards the development of my country and I am now ready to defend my country when the need arises which the case before coming for this wasn’t training,” said one of NWSC staff who underwent the training.

The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) is a public utility company 100% owned by the Government of Uganda.

The Corporation was established in 1972 under Decree No: 34. At its inception in 1972, the Corporation operated in three (3) major towns of Kampala, Jinja, and Entebbe.

Currently, NWSC has over 260 towns almost 80% service coverage across the country save for Isingiro and Bundibugyo districts.

 

 

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