U-Turn: Police Suspends Cabinet’s Bodaboda Free Zones

U-Turn: Police Suspends Cabinet’s Bodaboda Free Zones

By Spy Uganda

Kampala: The decision to prevent boda bodas from accessing the city centre has been rescinded-TheSpy Uganda reports

On Saturday, KCCA released a statement stating that bodaboda operators would mainly operate in the city suburbs as the government moves to create free zones.

However on Monday 27th, July 2020, Police said this would not be enforced because government had no demarcated sign posts in the places bodabodas are not supposed to access.

Police say the rule will be put into effect once demarcations and clear guidelines have been put in place.

“For now, bodabodas are free to access all the places they would wish as was before the coronavirus lockdown and are permitted to resume carrying passengers” Enanga said.

Cabinet had decided that bodaboda free zone were to run along; Wampewo Roundabout- Jinja Road to Kitgum House junction – Access Road – Mukwano Road to Clock Tower –Kafumbe Mukasa Road –Kisenyi Road –Mackay Road- Kyaggwe Road- Watoto Church-Bombo Road – Wandegeya – Hajji Musa Kasule  Road- Mulago roundabout- Kamwokya junction – Sturrock Road – Prince Charles Drive- Lugogo Bypass–Jinja Road- Wampewo Roundabout.

“All Boda Boda operators must be registered at any of the gazetted stages and this shall be their address to enable contact tracing in case of COVID-19 infection. Boda Boda operators are free to register at any gazetted stage of their choice.” KCCA statement read.

 

 

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