Business went on standstill for over six hours following breakdown of ferry that is currently being used to transporting travelers, the goods and light carrier vehicles across Kazinga Channel in Kasese and Rubirizi districts.
The Rwenzori East region Police Commander, SP Fred Wakadubi said that the temporary break down of the ferry has caused what he called commotion among the travelers he equally advised to be conscious of their lives by observing the SoPs. SP Wakadubi speaking………..
An administrator with PokoPoko Bus Company in Kiburara Katunguru, Mr. Lawrence Muhindo Pantaleo described the break down as a total inconvenience that forced them into multiple plans to have their clients cross the channel to their destinations. Mr. Pantaleo speaking………..
A Kasese-Ishaka taxi driver, Mr. Edwin Atwizuke said the temporary break down of the ferry called for extra costs into their operation in keeping and maintaining their clients.
Our reporter however indicated that most passengers crossing the channel by the ferry do not observe the SOPs, save for washing hands at the entrance of the landing site. END.