By Augustine Mumbere,
Kasese Resident District Commissioner Lt.Joe Walunsimbi has today launched the opening of a 21.3 Kilometer Road barrier-Mahango-Muhokya road in Kasese District.
Presiding over launch held at Bukumbia trading center in Nyakabingo Sub-County, Walunsimbi said the road will be done into two phases after the district secured an emergency road grant worth One Billion Shillings from Government.
Eng. Ronald Katswamba, the district senior engineer, said Four hundred million shillings has been released for the first phase that include, opening, widening and installation of culverts.
Eng. Katswamba Speaking…..
Hon.Ham Natuhwera, the District Vice Chairperson asked the district engineering department who are the contractor to hand the bills of Quantities to the area political leaders for monitoring and ensuring value of money.Hon. Ham speaking….
The area Local Council three Chairperson, Mr. Charles Thembo Kahitison, asked the district surveyor to deal with persons who have allegedly constructed houses in the road reserve.
Mr. Kahitison Speaking…..
Earlier, Lt.Walunsimbi cautioned the local community against conniving with the engineering team to siphon petrol but cooperate with Government to provide information about suspected corrupt officials so that they can be brought to book. END.