Residents protest poor state of Maheru-Ibumba-Rwamucucu road

By APN Reporter

Locals and leaders of Ibumba Parish in Rwamucucu Sub County of Rukiga
District are protesting the poor state of Maheru. -Ibumba-Kyobugombe
The road connects Rwamucucu Sub-County to Kaharo Sub-County in Kabale.
district, several schools, trading centers, and the Kabale-Mbarara
road. Led by Kahiira Village Chairperson Charles Tusingwire and
Saul Rubaramira, a resident of Nyamabare Village, said the
The road is in a poor state, and most of them are unable to transport their
agricultural produce and other goods to market centers.

However, speaking yesterday as the guest of honor during a fundraising
service at St. Stephen’s Ibumba Church of Uganda in Ibumba Parish, the
Rukiga County MP, Roland Ndyomugyenyi, revealed that plans by the
district to rehabilitate the road are already ongoing. He also asked
parents to encourage their children to work hard while at their
respective schools in order to excel in the future.

The function was aimed at collecting over 100 million shillings to
rehabilitate the church, and 9.4 million shillings both in cash and
Pledges were raised. Preaching during the service, the Archdeacon of
Kihanga Archdeaconry, Ven. Obed Turihohabwe, asked farmers to embrace
better farming methods in order to conserve the soil.