By Aggrey Twesigye
Mbarara city Lord Mayor Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi has asked the Minister of local government Raphael Magyezi to sponsor him a honey moon vacation now that Mbarara central market is complete and handed over to vendors.
Kakyebezi was speaking during the handover ceremony of Mbarara Central market to its beneficiaries (the Vendors) in Mbarara city.
Kakyebezi said him and other city leaders have worked tirelessly to see that the works at Mbarara Central Market are complete adding that Minister Magyezi should consider rewarding him and his lover with a honey moon vacation.
“As a way of appreciating my efforts towards having this Government project done, honorable minister I request you to reward me and my lover with a honey moon vacation,” Kakyebezi said.
In his response the minister committed himself to facilitate a fully paid honey moon vacation for mayor Kakyebezi and his lover at Lake View hotel in Mbarara city.
Magyezi further applauded mayor Kakyebezi for his efforts towards having the works on the 21.1 billion ugx completed.
The 21.1 billion ugx project awarded to ROKO construction company, started in February 2018 and was supposed to end by February 2020 , but suffered several setbacks until Saturday 19th ,March,2022 when the minister for local government handed it over to vendors .
Minister Magyezi revealed that Vendors would be able to operate from the market starting Monday 11th. April .2022.
He said that vendors would be given allocation letters and a Memorandum of understanding allowing them to operate from the market for two months without paying city council taxes.
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