Investors from Kabale district have resolved to write a letter to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni seeking to meet him over delayed construction of Kabale-Bunyonyi Road.
The investors reached the resolution during an engagement meeting of authorities from Kabale and Rubanda district, meeting leaders and landlords of Quarry workers operating at kiyora stone quarry following the safety concerns arising from the operations at the quarry. The meeting was held at Kachwekano Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute in Bubaare town council, Rubanda district and was chaired by the Rubanda resident district commissioner, Lillian Ruteraho and kabale Resident district commissioner, Godfrey Nyakahuma.
Nicholas Byengoma, the proprietor of Arcadia lodges in kabale district, expressed his concern over the continued sorry state of the road. Byengoma also showed his disappointment by ministers and member of parliament in Kigezi Subregion over their laxity to advocate for the rehabilitation of roads, not only Kabale-Bunyonyi road but also other road in the region which are is sorry state.
He said that there is need for leaders in Kabale district to advocate for the construction and rehabilitation of roads on the area. He requested the Rubanda resident district commissioner, Lillian Ruteraho and kabale Resident district commissioner, Godfrey Nyakahuma to schedule the appointment for investors to meet president Museveni over the continued matters.
Saturday Johnson Rutomi, Chairman Construction Kabale-Bunyonyi road committee northern division, Seconded the idea of meeting President Museveni saying that it is now 23 years when the government promised to construct Kabale-Bunyonyi road but nothing has been implemented. Rutomi added that the delayed construction works has left residents who were promised for compensation worrying hence making their business affected.
However, Kananura Richard who represented the Kabale UNRA station manager revealed that they hope to start the construction works between May to June this year.