Sironko District Woman MP Hon. Florence Nambozo will soon be leading a delegation from Ministry of Works and Transport to commission Kibembe suspended foot cable bridge on River Sironko in Sironko district.
The foot bridge worth Shillings 171. Million whose construction works commenced on 1st April this year is complete. It connects Mutufu parish in Bumalimba Sub county to Nalusala parish in Nalusala sub county in Sironko district.
For residents of Bumalimba and Nalusala Sub-counties in Sironko District, are already in Jubilations even before the commission of the bridge because they say for years they have been facing challenges of accessing social services in the neighbouring sub-counties.
Hon. Nambozo has also expressed her happiness saying the 75-metre bridge, constructed by Bridges to Prosperity (B2P), a US-based NGO in partnership with the government at Shs171M, is a breathes of relief, especially to mothers and children who have been struggling to access health centres and primary schools within the area.
She adds that as Sironko, they are happy government has intervened and constructed bridges that cannot be affected by weather hazards revealing that with the improved infrastructure, there will be enhanced access to markets, health centers and schools among other in the district.
Bridges to Prosperity entered a partnership with the Government through the Ministry of Works and Transport to construct 10 such bridges across the country