Over 200 traders operating in Mbarara central market have been forced to sleep in the market and those who can’t comply ordered to go home until the covid_19 wave ceases.
As Uganda enters last week on 14-day lockdown and curfew,the area authorities led by RDC Lt Col James Mwesigye visited the market that hosts approximately 500 traders and they were questioned for not fully adhering to President Musevenu’s directives.
According to the market spokesperson Mr Kibanda Donozio, some traders had defied presidential directives.
On hygiene,the traders have been asked to responsibly share the facilities like toilets available because their number is overwhelming.
For Rwebikoona old market, traders have started working alternatingly to respect the Social Distance measure.