Kira Municipal Town Clerk Benon Yiga stresses that over time, they have focused on short term interventions like road maintenance and filling potholes. Yiga says that the municipality will now embark on the installation of traffic lights to guide traffic flow on top of widening all the major roads linking the municipality to Kampala.
Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
Founded in the 1970s, Kireka Army School is located inside the former army barracks which has since turned into a police barracks, partly housing police’s Special Investigations Unit in Kireka. The school, which was under Kira, as part of the greater Mpigi district, has been the epicentre of a broader boundary and resources dispute between the two administrative units for the last three years.