President Museveni has orderered for the hand over of Centenary Park space to government in order to free up space for road construction.
Businesses running at the Centenary Park end today since the land is to be handed over to government to pave way for construction of the long awaited Jinja Expressway.
KCCA Executive Director, Dorothy Kisaka in a letter addressed to Nalongo Estates that manages the property, re-affirmed that President Museveni ordered that the land be handed over for the construction works.
“His Excellency the President directed that the land surveyed and demarcated at Centenary Park for the Jinja Expressway should be immediately handed over to the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to enable the commencement of work,” Ms Kisaka said in the letter.
She also appealed to the commander of Kampala Metropolitan Police to ensure a peaceful handover.
The land has been under the management of Ms. Sarah Kizito, the owner of Nalongo Estates.