President Museveni Set to Commission Bumbobi-Lwakhaka Road

  • by Rodney Mponye
  • December 1, 2020

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will today commission 44.5km Bumbobi-Lwakhaka Road.

This project is on the Tororo-Mbale Highway proceeding through Bubulo-Busumbu up to Lwakhakha on the Uganda-Kenya providing and International Link.

Traversing through 12 Trading centers the districts and towns along the road project are known for subsistence agriculture which involves growing of maize,cassava and rice cultivation all hinged for commercial purpose for local and foreign bigger market across the border.

Project’s Main objectives include;
1. Improve access to the socio-economic facilities and the quality of transport service levels in eastern part of Uganda thereby contributing to improved standard of living of the beneficiaries

2. Promote regional integration and cross border trade with Kenya.

3. To assist the administrative and social coverage in the region and reduce vehicle operating costs.

4. Support the growth of the tourism industry.

This is all part of his campaign trail in the Tororo area of the country.