Kiruhura: Chairman LC V promises reopening of Kashongi market
The LCV chairman Kiruhura district, Dan Mukago has promised the residents of Kashongi that Kashongi Market will be reopened as soon as possible.
In the meeting with the residents of Kashongi in Kashongi Sub-county on Tuesday, Mukago stated that the now open Kyenshama market in Kabushwere parish, Kashongi will remain working but also the inactive Kashongi market will be reopened to benefit residents and the district at large.
The assurance follows complaints from residents who said that this market was ignored by the district authorizes after the creation of Kyenshama market.
While giving the status report, Mukago revealed that the district administration is going to organize how the market should restart through mobilization of communities especially the business community and traders, identifying and opening the market land boundaries and fencing it accordingly and allowing market vendors to start a daily roadside market and allocate stalls to the community to pave way for the start.
Mukago said the district is ready to support the re-establishment of the market with hopes of collecting a lot of revenue from this market during its operation.
God Arinaitwe, one of the residents said they eagerly want the reoperation of this market to support the population in earning household income.
Joy Katafire, a dairy farmer, also resident noted that for a long time, Kashongi market has been helping different people to get where to sell and buy commodities as well as looking for means of survival.