By Elly Karenzi
Ibanda Taxi drivers and owners of vehicles have decried municipalitys operational guidelines concerning central taxi park.
They said that the municipality management has stopped them from offloading and loading from the main streets in the town.
With the effect from 17th January 2019, the municipality leadership, the offices of Resident District commissioner and of the District internal security directed all vehicles including taxis, Buses and Lorries to park on the gazette places in the Taxi Park.
The Town clerk, Mr. Deo Ndimo noted with great concern that all taxis
, buses and Lorries have always competed for passengers on the main streets while others were off loading and loading passengers.
He revealed that this had always caused accidents and paralyzed the transport in Ibanda town
Drivers who spoke to www.mknewslink.com described the move as a step in the right direction decided by the municipality in the security
However, others said it is malice mixed with politics and unwarranted to punish the passengers.
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