Kilembe Sub County, Kasese Municipality have raised concerns about the poor state
of the roads in the area.
affected road connects Kilembe to Mahango Sub County through Bukalango. It is filled with deep gullies, heaps
of stones and sand deposits.
The road is often used by pilgrims and other faithful to access Bukalango Healing Centre in
Angry residents say that roads only receive attention from authorities
during the election period.
Baluku, a resident says the road was last rehabilitated in 2016 and has been in
a poor state. He adds that they have informed the district authorities
several times to rehabilitate the road in vain.
“Tuva kukola lino…
Cue out: …ntwekwatira mu kubo.”//
Kachanga another resident of Base Camp said farmers and other traders are face difficulties
accessing better markets for their agricultural produce due to the bad state of
“Omubiri onu tukakola…
Cue out: …tukinayithaga owundhi.”//
Masika, a resident of Base Camp upper explained that the poor state of roads has affected
the accessibility of health services in their areas, especially for pregnant
Bukombi the LCI Chairperson Katonzi says that due to the silence of the
leaders, they have several times joined hands with residents and local leaders from
Base camp upper and Base Camp lower cells to open up water drainage
systems. He appeals to the local leadership to do some grading on the
//Cue in: “We joined efforts...
Cue out: ... injuries or accidents.”//
Kighutiya the LCI Chairperson Base Camp Lower says he has registered seven accidents
in the last two years with the latest victim seeking 2 Million Shillings for
treatment. He says the road has a poor drainage system that has now made
it impassable especially during the rainy season.
//Cue in: “The last coronation…
Cue out: …in this place.”//
municipality Mayor Chance Kahindo road stressed that the funds allocated to the
Municipality are inadequate to work on all feeder roads in the sub-county.
upon the residents to be calm as they plan on rehabilitating major roads in the