By: Jotham Alinaitwe


The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last week launched the reconstruction of the 89.5km Masaka-Kyotera-Mutukula Road.

The event took place in Kyotera Town. It was also attended by the Minister of Works and Transport, Gen Katumba Wamala, State Minister of Finance (Microfinance) Haruna Kasolo, Uganda National Roads Authority Executive Director Allen Kagina, Members of Parliament, Local leaders, and members of the general public, among others.

The road will be reconstructed by a Chinese company – Chongqing International Construction Corporation (CICO). The project will include rehabilitation of Nyendo-Villa Maria Road (11km) paving Access Roads (7km). The Prime Minister said Masaka-Kyotera-Mutukula Road was an important route, and its reconstruction will improve bilateral trade between Uganda and Tanzania.

Patrick Kintu Kisekulo, the Kyotera District Chairman, thanked the government to taking the decision to reconstruct the road. John Paul Mpalanyi, the Kyotera County MP, said that the reconstruction of the road will ease the movement of people and goods between various places in the area.

PM Nabbanja addressing the public during the launch of the reconstruction of the Masaka-Kyotera-Mutukula Road