Lutaaya had refused to vacate the house for which he had earlier been compensated 165 million Shillings by the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA. The land, from which Lutaaya was evicted, is reserved for the expansion of the Entebbe Expressway in Entebbe Division A.
There is massive disruption to businesses in Entebbe due to roadworks on the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway. Work on the expressway is now reaching Entebbe and as a result hundreds of premises along the way are being pulled down.
The Chinese government is financing the construction of the 50-kilometer Kampala-Entebbe expressway at a cost of 350 million US Dollars as well as the upgrade of Entebbe International Airport at 200 million US Dollars.
John Kigozi, a taxi driver who plies the Kampala-Entebbe route, said it has been a while since flooding cut off the highway. Kampala-Entebbe highway is a key artery as it leads to Ugandas only international airport at Entebbe as well as the seat of power, State House