By Spy Uganda
Apac: President Museveni yesterday flagged off the construction of the Rwenkunye—Apac road (90.9kms) and Apac-Lira—Puranga road (100.1kms).
Speaking at the function, the President said these roads will increase connectivity in the region, facilitate trade and help exploit the agricultural opportunities in the area.
The president also noted that the road from Tororo all the way to Kamdini, will be done afresh and have a lot of traffic headed to South Sudan using this road and It will be made stronger and wider to become a four-lane road, 18 metres wide with walkways.
The President also revealed that the government is designing a cable-stayed bridge at Masonville port like the one of Jinja. adding that later, the government will construct more roads like the one from Dokolo to Namasale to the lake, shortening the distance between Lango, Nakasongola and Kampala.
”In the future, we shall have a road from Soroti- Obalanga- Amudat- Acholi-Pi. The plans are many and as our revenue improves, more of these projects will be executed”. Museveni said
The President also revealed that the government is currently undertaking these projects with the support of the Islamic Development Bank.