The access roads in sorry state include the 4.5 Kilometer road stretching from Aluka to Inomo Sub County, 5.2Kms from Aduku to Acut via Apire, which links Kwania to Apac district and the 4.8km road from Olanyo-tai to Anywar-giki village.
Residents of four villages Apire parish Aduku Sub County Kwania district
are complaining about the sorry state of access roads in their area. The affected
villages are Gweri, Acut,
Anywargiki and Olanyotai.
The access roads in
sorry state include the 4.5 Kilometer road stretching from Aluka to Inomo Sub
County, 5.2Kms from Aduku to Acut via Apire, which links Kwania to Apac
district and the 4.8km road from Olanyo-tai to Anywar-giki village.
Moses Opio, the LCI Chairperson of Gweri village, says the area is
characterised by a poor road network despite their pleas to Aduku sub county
Opio says many women in the area are unable to access maternity
health services both at Apire and Inomo HCII because of bad roads.
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According to Opio, they are considering clearing the road themselves due to
negligence of the leaders.
74-year-old Katorina Achola, a widow and resident of
Anywargiki village is worried that she might be reprimanded for keeping her
grandchildren at home instead of sending them to school because of the bad
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Denis Okello, a resident of Acut village expressed fear that the road, which
has developed many potholes will cripple development if not worked on as soon
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Sammy Omara Angai, the
LC III Chairperson Aduku Sub County, says the sub county operates on a limited
budget due to the transition from Apac to Kwania district.
He says plans are
underway to rehabilitate major roads in the Sub County in the next financial