Mbale city has received 25.8 billion shillings from World
Bank loan under Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development USMID
program to construct 3.6 kilometer roads. This translates to about 7.2 billion Shillings per kilometre.
According to Paulo Batanda, the town clerk of Mbale city,
they have already signed an agreement and the money has already been wired to Mbale
city account.He mentioned roads which are going to be constricted as Manafwa road 0.4 kilometers, North road 0.4
kilometers, Kokojeru terrace 0.4 kilometers, Palisa Bishop Wasike connection road 2.1 kilometers and central road 0.3
Bantanda also says that they are in the process of awarding
the contract to Dott Services and works start officially next month in April.The town clerk urged locals to embrace the project saying that
this will enable the city to shine and develop.
//Cue in ‘’we also going to have another batch’’……………..//cue out ‘’under World Bank’’//Town clerk on road Eng//
Martine Mandu and Emma Simiyu both residents from
Mbale city expressed their happiness with the development saying that once
these roads are complete, this will enable them to regain the lost of glory of
being the most beautiful town in East Africa.
//Cue in ‘’Isi khuwumulila’’………//Cue out ‘’iba ili khu khula’’//Residents on road Lum//