By Ambrose Katooto
President Yoweri Museveni will on 21stDecember preside over the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of Rukungiri-Ishasha-Kihihi-Kanungu road, commission fish project in Kihihi town council and Kanyantorogo Hydropower substation in Kanungu district.
The contract for the upgrading of the 78.5 km road was awarded to MS china Henan International cooperation group co Ltd and will be supervised by MS SMEC international pty LTD.
The project manager from Uganda national roads authority (UNRA), AkankwasaMicheal during a district stakeholders meeting with a team from UNRA and the contractor held at Kanungu district board room said 35 out of the required 145 equipment have been mobilized, two laboratories for the contractor and consultant have been built at the site in Kihihi.
He added that 4 crucial staffs have been recruited and 30 local people are currently assisting the contractor to set up the site in Kihihi. .
Kanungu district chairperson canon Josephine Kasya was concerned about the project affected persons who have not yet been compensated wondering how the project will begin and proceed without these being compensated.
But the project manager assured the stakeholders that they will not forcefully take or use anyones land without him/her being compensated or their consent.
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