The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) former presidential candidate Col Kiiza Besigye has pledged to fund the construction of a Catholic Church Shrine in Siyon Village Rutete sub-county Kagadi District.
Besigye, who was in Kagadi District for two days campaigning for FDC flag bearers made the remarks while attending prayers on Monday.
He accused the current government of neglecting such resourceful tourism sectors told a congregation that he and his party FDC party will partner with various companies to construct a church at Siyon pilgrimage site.
Besigye said the NRM government is only wasting resources to non-priority fields like importing teargas, while neglecting key areas for development such as modernization of tourism, technical education, health, infrastructure, and commercialization of agriculture.
The former presidential candidate was campaigning for Magret Naziwa Rujunba for Woman Mp seat, Peter Byahangire for Kagadi District chairperson and Proscovia Kunihira for Kibaale District woman MP.