But with Entebbe hosting Ugandan’s main airport, residents close to the highway have gotten used to occasional inconveniences whenever “Very Important Persons” have made a grand entry into the country, or when the country hosts big occasions.
Wednesday marked yet another low for everyone living next to the Entebbe Highway. A day or two earlier, it was announced that most of the highway will be closed for security and convenience purposes Wednesday-Thursday-Friday.
The announcement also came out with what government officials thought was an elaborate plan to divert traffic. All it did was expose a complete lack of coordination by all the related agencies, absence of feeder and alternative routes worth talking about – there was NO PLAN.
Here is what happened next....
This is what had been promised