Police Deploy At Owino As Traders Threaten Strike

mind geneva; font-size: small;”>According to Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Ibin Ssenkumbi, the traders planned to protest against the newly introduced ground rent which was not part of the contract signed between their leaders and KCCA.

Led by a one Kayongo, traders have vowed to use all necessary means to resist a plan to force them pay ground rent, saying it’s not only “exploitative” but “unacceptable.”

Tension remains high as the market is a source of revenue for thousands of Kampala dwellers.

Ssenkumbi urged all stake holders, including KCCA, to sit down and look into the traders’ issues.


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