District local government want additional funding for road maintenance.
the district receives 1.2 Billion Shillings every financial year from the
Uganda Road Fund.
The Chief Administrative officer-CAO Asuman Amis Masereka says the funds are inadequate
to maintain roads in the district that have been damaged by persistent floods.
Masereka, due to inadequate funding, several roads and bridges that have been
washed away by floods remain in a poor state which has affected service
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Masereka also tasked
Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA to take over some of the roads in the
district to ease pressure on the district resources. He also asked the
authority to establish a UNRA equipment station in the district, saying that the district relies on equipment Mbarara District.
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The Kasese LCV
Chairperson Eliphaz Muhindi says that the current allocation has little impact
considering the poor terrain of the district. He says the
district is struggling to maintain over 500 kilometres of roads due to limited
Allen Kagina the UNRA Executive Director advised the leaders to follow the right procedures if they want UNRA to take over road works.
that UNRA has a technical team stationed in Kasese to respond to