Moyo District Council has been criticized for blocking funding to Obongi community center and the purchase of a printing press for the district.
Funding for the two projects was floated by Hassan Kaps Fungaroo the Obongi county MP and the Moyo district Woman MP Ann Auru.
However, it is alleged that members of the district council blocked the projects fearing that implementing the projects would give the legislators an upper hand ahead of the 2011 elections.
News of blocking the two projects has drawn criticism from some residents, who are accusing the district council of sabotaging development.
Opia Florence, the Moyo town council secretary for gender and social development says she is disappointed with the district council for rejecting the projects.
Opia has called on the council to reverse their decision so that people of Obongi can also benefit from government programs.
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Equally disappointed by the decision of the district council to block the projects is Apiliga Daniel, a councilor in the town council.
Apiliga believes that development should be equitably distributed. Apiliga says the council acted in bad faith by rejecting the projects that are geared towards benefiting the local communities.
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Locals of Edua village in Moyo town council have vowed to organize demonstrations against the district council.
Mundrugo Pastore, the local council one chairperson of Edua village calls the decision by the district council unfair.
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Moyo district speaker Agavu Samuel who presided over the council that blocked funding for the community projects has refused to comment on the accusations.
Attempts to get a comment from Peter Iku Dolo, the Moyo district LC V chairperson were unsuccessful as he was reported to be busy, when URN visited his office.
Obongi County, the most remote part of Moyo district with road links cut off. It has had a long running feud with the district leadership over poor service delivery in the area.
The latest rejection of funding for projects in the county by the council has only added on the belief that the county is deliberately marginalized.
Last year, Obongi County applied for an independent district status which to date has not been granted.