By Emmy Arinaitwe
Kabale district has on Tuesday received road equipment from central
government to help them improve on their road network.
The road equipment received includes; a wheal loader registration
number UG 2056W COMATSU and Gradera Registration number UG 2009W
In July this year, President Museveni flagged off road equipment and
it was part of the 1,151 pieces of equipment that were to be given out
to 121 districts in Uganda during the commissioning ceremony at
Bweyogerere, Kira Municipality, Wakiso District.
The equipment, bought using a loan from the Japanese Bank for
International Cooperation, will be used to maintain the roads under
the care of district local governments.
Each district will receive a road unit comprising one motor grader,
one vibro roller, one wheel loader, one water browser and two dump
While receiving the equipment at Kabale district yard, the Kabale district Chief
Administrative officer Wilson Tibugyendwa hailed the central
government for the equipments saying that they will help fix roads
that were destroyed by heavy rains.
The Kabale district speaker Loy Zinkampereza said that the district
has been failing to work on the road due to lack of road equipment.
The Kamuganguzi, Kitumba and Katuna town council woman district
councilor Peace Rutarimara said that the equipment will be used for
road maintenance works in Kabale district.
She said this will help to improve on the roads that were destroyed by the current heavy rains.