Tom Shibale, the Engineer Nangako Town Council, says that they expect to complete the project within two years. He says that they have received half of the amount expected to complete the work and expect to deliver the first phase of the project this month.
of the one-kilometre road in Nangako town council in Bududa District has
commenced. Uganda Road Fund provided Shillings 835million for the project being
implemented by the Town Council under the supervision of Techno design
The project is in fulfilment of town councils
across the country with extended periodic maintenance and low-cost ceiling of one-kilometre
road to improve the network to steer development.
Shibale, the Engineer Nangako Town Council, says that they expect to complete
the project within two years. He says that they have received half of the
amount expected to complete the work and expect to deliver the first phase of
the project this month.
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Samali Bugosi, the Town clerk Nangako Town
Council, says that they have a challenge of sensitizing residents, whose land
will be affected by the road works since the project lacks a budget for compensation.
Kanyape, the Mayor of Nangako Town Council has asked residents to embrace the
project and allow it to pass through their land, saying it will spur
development in the area and beautify the town.
Milton Kamoti Wasunguyi, the Bududa LC V
chairperson hailed the people of Nangako for allowing the road to pass-through
their land and urged the implementers to contract local boys to earn some
livelihood during the lockdown.
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Peter Wataka, a farmer says once completed, the
road will enable them to transport their produce to the market smoothly as opposed
to the current situation where they struggle with potholes. Elina Wambewo,
another farmer asked the government to tarmac all their roads since they are in
bad shape and need improvement.
said most of the roads in the town are impassable and need urgent rehabilitation.
George William Wopuwa, the Bududa Resident District Commissioner hailed the
government for providing funds towards development, saying this is part of the
outcomes of the government in power.
Issa Bukoma, the Bududa District engineer, says
the low-cost ceiling helps to cut costs and will save them road maintenance
costs. Nangako Town council hosts the weekly Bushika market, one the largest in
Bududa district. It operates on Monday.
the market is currently none functional because of the COVID-19 containment
measures announced by the government.