Unra to Pull Down Houses in Roadway

By Frederic Musisi

Kampala — The government will soon start demolishing structures, including markets and institutional buildings, erected within gazatted road reserves along national roads.

Billed as an operation to de-congest the city, Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra) said a deadline it issued to encroachers to leave voluntarily expires today and will not be extended.

"We anticipate that this exercise will help decongest the roads and reduce the heavy traffic pains that the users of roads have encountered," Unra executive director Allen Kagina said in a statement yesterday.

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