MAKAMBA January 4th (ABP) – The President of the Burundi Senate at the same time chairman of the Burundi Football Federation (FFB), Mr. Révérien Ndikuriyo, held in Makamba (southern Burundi) on Thursday, January 2, 2020, on the radio Eagle Sport FM of Makamba, a public program articulated on the change of mentality for the development, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
Hon. Ndikuriyo said the real change of mentality begins with the family. Each family must decide on their fate by organizing a frank dialogue that allows each member of the family to express their ideas on development. He asked heads of households to think of their offspring whenever they think of organizing a self-financing activity. He asked families to strengthen good health because it is the basis of all development. It is from ideas that development is possible and not huge capital, he continued to say.
He asked the finalists of secondary or university schools to organize themselves accordingly by applying the knowledge acquired in the course of their training without however waiting to be hired by the State.
The President of the Senate also asked the people to make environmental protection their own to avoid the drying up of sources because Burundi is special as it has no rivers from neighboring countries. He asked them to plant the native species and stump all the species that absorb a lot of water.
He asked administrative officials and community leaders, civil society organizations and religious denominations to take the lead in raising awareness and mobilizing the people to adopt strategies aimed at expected development and to know that people must not only hope to develop from traditional agriculture as they do today.
Mr. Ndikuriyo winked at town planning officials to make green spaces available for games and sports whenever they make a given place viable. Administrative officials must take the lead in protecting protected areas while respecting the limits of those landscapes based in their localities.
Concerning the good neighborliness between Burundi, Tanzania and the DRC, Mr. Ndikuriyo asked the people to take advantage of it by organizing talks with businessmen to see in which area they must work in synergy to develop in different sectors.
He asked the government to help Burundians who go to Arab countries in search of employment so that they should go there in accordance with the law. He asked Burundians working abroad to invest in their native country. He finally indicated that the Pax Burundi Foundation will spare no effort to support all the games and sports that the neighboring provinces of Tanzania and the DRC plan to organize as part of the Lake Tanganyika Cup competitions.