Kasese Taxi drivers are in fear for Covid-19 affection.

Taxi drivers at Kasese Taxi Park are in fear of being affected by Covid-19 should the district task force fail to work with their Management to enforce the closure of unwanted outlets for proper implementation of the health guidelines.

Speaking to our reporter at Kasese Taxi Park in Kasese town today, the chairperson Kasese-Bwera taxi Stage, Mr. Robert Ray Musinguzi said despite the presidential directive and guideline on public transport, drivers have faced many challenges, including passengers who either decline to, give wrong information or refuse to wash hands among others, the situation that is risking the lives of road users and the community.

He said that there was need for close collaboration of the district task force, taxi park management and Kasese Municipal leadership in ensuring that the technical guidelines are followed, including closing the porous entries into the taxi park. Mr. Musinguzi speaking 1 …… 

Mr. Musinguzi later said that the taxis still face the challenges of passengers now that the transport fares were increasing, forcing many customers to seek for the services of buses whose charges are cheaper compared to taxis. Mr. Musinguzi speaking 2……

In his state of the nation on Corona virus, President directed public transport to resume work on 4th June 2020 but transport half their capacity and vehicle occupants wear masks among other requirements. END

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