By Ambrose Katooto
The municipal council wants all hawkers of various commodities ranging from fruits, foodstuffs, utensils and among others to occupy Ishaka and Bushenyi markets that have since been abandoned by traders.
Evaristo Rwambuga, the Ryamabegwa ward councilor says that the town is crowded with vendors and that there is need for order to be restored. He adds that the few traders who are still operating from gazetted places are stuck with their goods.
Jennifer Naijuka, the female councilor for St Kaggwa Ward says that municipal authorities must enforce the resolutions of the council.
Didas Muhagunzi the deputy town clerk Ishaka – Bushenyi Municipality says that the respective division leaders have been tasked to deal with the matter and that the traders must vacate.
However, the directive was resisted by the traders who say that the appalling condition in the central markets prompted customers to shun the market.
Fulgensio Byamukama, a trader says that they abandoned Bushenyi central Market because of the poor sanitation and security for their products.
Anastasia Byarufu a fruit vendor says that she has been operating on the roadside for the last five years and wonders where the authorities want her to relocate to.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website