Kabale District Roads committee commissions the one billion Roads Rehabilitation Grant.Tobias Habasa
By Alex Byakatonda.
Kabale District Roads committee has launched One billion shillings Roads Rehabilitation and Maintenance Grant for Kabale District.
The launch of the utilization of the fund, followed a District Roads committee meeting, which was held in Chairman’s boardroom at the Kabale District headquarters and also chaired by the Kabale District woman Member of Parliament, also the District Roads Committee Chairperson, Hon Catheline Atwakiire Ndamira.
The committee had sat to among others review the 2022/23 Annual Roads performance report for the Kabale District local Government, Kabale Municipality and Kabale UNRA Station and also approve the Annual Roads Workplan for 2023/24, and Roads performance report for 1St & 2nd Quarters 2023/24.
The meeting attracted members who included the, the Ndorwa East Mp, Hon Wilfred Niwagaba, Kabale Municipality Mp, Dr Nicholas Kamara, Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Godfrey Nyakakahuma, Kabale District Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija and, Mayor Kabale Municipality, Emmanuel Sentaro Byamugisha.
Others include, the District secretary for Finance works and technical services also the Kyanamira district councilor, Bridget Asiinga Tumwesigye, the Principal Assistant Secretary-Kabale District local Government, Gordon Manzi, District Engineer, Eng Turinawe Bagamuhunda among others.
Speaking after the launch, the Kabale District LCV Chairperson, Nelson Nshangabasheija, expressed worry that even the one billion shillings will not be enough to work on all the roads in district, owing to the rugged terrain, which has leads floods and mudslides that destroy these roads.
Presiding over the launch of the road fund, Hon Atwakiire noted that they could not delay the launch the one billion shillings road fun since most of the roads in the district are being devastated by the heavy rains that are being experienced in the district. She asked the district leadership to ensure the funds are put into right use.