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UNRA Blames Poor State Of Roads To Underfunding

UNRA boss, Allen Kagina

The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) has blamed the  poor state of roads being experienced across the country to underfunding of  the Authority’s maintenance  unit .

The revelation was made by Allen Kagina, the UNRA Executive Director while appearing before the Parliament’s Physical Infrastructure Committee  chaired Nakifuma county mp Eng.Robert Kafero Ssekitoreko.

Kagina’s explanation came after some of the committee members including Ntoroko County MP, Ibanda Rwemulikye, Bugabula south MP, Henry Kibalya raised issues related to impassable roads and unattended to bridges across the country.

They called on UNRA to find ways of maintaining roads in good shape.

In response, Kagina told the committee members that UNRA requires Shs110bn to work on the poor roads across the country.

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