Residents Demonstrate Over Poor Road

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Residents storm streets to demonstrate against the poor state of roads

Residents of Walukuba –Masese division have this morning gone to the streets to demonstrate against the poor state of roads in the area.

Led by the LCIII chairman Musisi Kibugujo, the residents accused the Jinja municipal leadership of failing to work on roads in the division.They were bitter that Paracay road leading to BIDIC oil factory is filled with pot holes.

The demonstrators attempted to block this road in protest, but police was quick to disperse them.

Rajab Kityo, the municipality spokesperson, told the demonstrators to remain calm as the council looks for a contractor to work on the roads.

Mr Kityo reveals that all the roads in the three divisions of Jinja municipality have got equal shares of maintenance but bureaucracy in giving tenders at times delay the work.

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