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Residents and leaders in Buhweju are concerned over the poor road
They argue that the poor roads have slowed down the development of the
Tumusiime John, a farmer in Kibiimba Village says that they have
failed to transport their agricultural produce and tea to the market because
the roads are impassable.
//Cue in: “entambura yeitu nimbi…
Cue out: …geitu nigabona akatare.”//
Meriadah Kobusingye a farmer in Nsiika town council, says that motorcycles and vehicles
often break down while transporting their produce due to the impassable roads.
// Cue in: “habwokuba twine obworo…
Cue out: …nokuguza ebihingwa byeitu.”//
Joseph Natukunda, the Mayor Nsiika town council, says that the road network in
Buhweju is very poor and that Buhweju being a mountainous area, some of the roads are
washed away during the rainy season.
//Cue in: “ekizibu kye entambura…
Cue out: …Buhweju yeitu
He says that President Museveni is yet to fulfill his pledge of tarmacking
the Buhanga Kateerera Bunyaruguru road.
//Cue in: “Buhweju titwine koransi…
Cue out: …kutukorera egyo enkuuto.”//
The poor state of the roads in the area was revealed on Wednesday during the launch of the
construction of inter-connectivity roads in Kagyani and Nsiika town councils.
The 50-kilometre roads will be constructed in phases with first-class
murram starting this year.
The contract for construction of the roads was
awarded to the Leading Edge Company and it will last one year.
The roads to be constructed include Karogoto-Ahamudara-Kamukaki, Bwoga-KIbate, Kikondera-Kidandari-Kanunka and Kidandari-Iterero making
a length of 15.0Kms with funding from Ministry of works under
the inter-connectivity Roads Improvement Project.