Taxi drivers from the Border districts have resorted to using porous routes to operate.
President Yoweri Museveni suspended the use of all public means of transport including Boda Boda, Taxi and buses, in 40 border districts to curtail the spread of Corona Virus.
However, some drivers from Ntungamo, Rukungiri and Isingiro that are among the forty districts have devised ways of defying the ban by using porous routes which Mr. Julius Tushabe, the Officer in Charge of Traffic Isingiro district says that are common in the area that requires routine patrols against those defying the guidelines. Officer Julius speaking….
Mr. Herbert Muhangi, the Isingiro Resident District Commissioner, says that all the porous routes are now known to security and whoever will be caught will be charged, before describing the mentioned district as a timed bomb that could detonate anytime. RDC Herbert speaking…..
Earlier, Mr. Milton Kahtsi, chairperson Mbarara Taxi Park, said that most drivers from Isingiro dodge security checkpoints and use shortcuts to get to Mbarara, saying that he was to work more closely with the security to block the routes. END