Captain Yahaya Kakoza, the Rubirizi Resident District Commissioner Commissioner says last year during the Covid-19 lockdown when the bridge was closed, a lot of things involving security were experienced and they won't leave any loopholes this time.
Nathan Turyatunga, a fish dealer from Irimya in Ibanda Sub County, said his life deteriorated after his motorcycle was impounded because he could no longer pay school fees for his children. He has vowed to stay away from illegal fishing practices after regaining his impounded motorcycle.
Nuwagaba Abias Kamondo, the Chairperson Boda Boda Katerera disclosed that soldiers connive with the Management Committee Chairpersons to arrest them and impound their motorcycles without any justifiable cause.
David Kisembo, the Rubirizi LC V chairperson told journalists on Wednesday that the two districts are comprised of people with different ethnic backgrounds, which makes it difficult for them to co-exist under the same administration.