Ibanda:Taxi Drivers Take Tumwebaze ‘Hostage’


viagra sale sans-serif; color: #222222;”>Organised by Ibanda Taxi Park Drivers and Owners Association, taxi drivers accused Rubindi brokers for mistreating them and charging Shs. 2000 from any driver who comes from Ibanda.

They drove their vehicles from Ibanda Taxi Park to Igorora Town Council where they staged a road broke stopping all vehicles operating along Mbarara-Ibanda road, chanting words of protest.

Sources say Minister Tumwebaze, who was travelling upcountry, had to wait for many hours while trying to calm down the angry drivers.

“This forced Hon. Tumwebaze to ring the Ibanda district Police Commander, Ignatius Otong, and the RDC Ibanda, Mr. Eliasto Akatuheebwa, to come to his rescue,” said the source.

The two personalities addressed the drivers and promised to deliver their complaints to the office of the Rwizi Regional Police Commander in Mbarara.

“It was then that the siege ended and the Minister was allowed to proceed with his journey.”


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