By Aggrey Twesigye
Tear gas and heavy police deployment yesterday rocked Kasigenge trading centre,Kyapotani cell Mbarara municipality following a demonstration by boda boda riders against the worrying state of Bulemba road
The demonstration took place in Kasigenge T/C at around 02:00pm and boda boda riders were demonstrating against the worrying state of Bulemba road
This followed an accident which killed a third year student at Bishop Stuart University Lydia Kusasira doing a bachelors degree in public administration.
Kusasira was knocked down by a speeding boda boda on 18th Feb.2020 at around 08:00 am in the morning and then rushed to Mbarara referral hospital in critical conditions where she was pronounced dead yesterday morning.
According to boda boda riders, they have been in bad blood with the municipal officials for failure to work upon their roads which are in poor state.
The area councillor Kyapotani cell Nakimera Mariati called upon all the people to stay calm as they are working upon the problem.
By press time, the body of the deceased had been taken to her home for burial and it should be noted that this was the second person to be knocked down by vehicle in the same black spot.
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