The proposed by-law which is spearheaded by Hajji Muhammad Kateregga, the Bukomansimbi district local council chairperson, will compel residents to carry out routine maintenance of all community roads in their respective localities for purposes of extending their lifespan.
Drivers along Kampala-Masaka road have resorted to using porous routes in the villages to avoid Operation Fika Salaama. The operation, now in its second month, was mounted by Traffic Police, Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA and the Ministry of Works and Transport to address rampant motor accidents on Masaka Road.
Residents in Kyankwanzi district are demanding urgent rehabilitation of roads as the district commissions the recently acquired road unit. Kyankwanzi district on Wednesday launched the road unit with rehabilitation works on the 14.5 kilometre Katanabirwa-Ntunda road stretch in Butemba town council.
Andrew Nkera, the Buhara Sub County chief in Kabale district has been accused by locals and leaders in the sub county for allegedly diverting funds to work on the road leading to the home of the Education Minister Jessica Alupo.
The former Tororo District vice LC5 Chairperson Martin Etoori has threatened to block the ongoing construction of a community road linking Mella and Amoni parishes in Mella Sub County of Tororo County if he is not compensated by the District for trespass.