Kanungu Leaders Clash Over Mitano Bridge Construction

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Josephine Kasya the District chairperson and Amama Mbabazi’s loyalist had it hot with Kinkizi East constituency lawmaker, price Chris Baryomunsi both showing interest to preside over the ceremony.

These two continued to flare not until Mbabazi’s camp decided to snub the opening ceremony and resorted to sensitizing people to boycott the function.

However, viagra dosage the area MP, Baryomunsi went ahead and commissioned the bridge which connects Kanungu and Rukingiri districts as the only access route.

Kanungu and Rukungiri districts have almost been cut off from other parts of the country since there is only one distant option to access them.

Mitano Bridge which broke down in 2012 is currently being re constructed after the government of Uganda secured funds from the African Development Fund.

This will help cut down the prices of essential commodities such as Sugar, Soap, and Paraffin which had gone high and will ease movement of both people and goods.

It should however be noted that the construction of the bridge was spearheaded by Hon. Chris Baryomunsi, the area Member of Parliament.

Baryomunsi has been at the fore front of petitioning parliament and looking for possible funds to amend the bridge which broke down in 2012 after a trailer carrying Cement to Dr Congo broke it down.

In his opening remarks, Baryomunsi warned residents against stealing bridge construction materials noting that whoever shall be caught in the act will be answerable and severely punished.

His comment followed after the bridge construction site engineer Nasali Bishanga informed the gathering that some residents place stones on the way so as to tap the vehicles carrying fuel.


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