Major Yusuf Bilaali Katamba, the Uganda Peoples defence forces –UPDF spokesperson for First Infantry division told Uganda Radio Network on Saturday afternoon that the huge turn up of the youths in Kagadi is overwhelming. He, however, adds that a number of them were eliminated after presenting fake credentials.
They are part of the 2,000 personnel to be recruited under the 4th Division Army barracks to form part of the 13,000 recruits expected from across the country, in the drive that will run to the end of the month.
But the bus operators and other businesspersons who initially expressed interest to conduct business in the bus terminal are yet to relocate. Gateway Bus Company and Teso Coach, that ply Moroto- Kampala route on a daily basis have expressed different demands to be able to relocate to the terminal.
The Traffic and Road Safety Act lists the President, Vice President, the Speaker of Parliament, the Deputy Speaker, the Chief Justice, the Prime Minister, Ambulances, Bullion Vans, and Fire Brigade, police and motor vehicles of armed forces, as only those vehicles with the right of way.
Initial reports indicate that the driver of a commuter taxi registration number, UAZ 639S lost control of the vehicle which was reportedly over speeding and swerved off the road after hitting a raised hump. The vehicle overturned in Lwanda village.
The Queens, ranked ninth before the game, started the first quarter fast-paced and challenged Uganda in the midcourt to score 12 goals against Uganda's 9. Their combination of Jane Chimaliro and Joyce Mvula increased the three-goal difference between the two African teams to seven in the second quarter.