The construction site for Tororo central market has today been officially handed over to the contractors, Youngjin construction, a Korean based construction firm.
Several vendors whose businesses were affected by the27.7 billion shillings project jubilated over the new development that is expected to be completed in two years.
Speaking at the hand over event at the market site Youngjin construction manager Kim Hyung assured the people of Tororo that work on the market will commence immediately and promised to give value for money.
Tororo municipal council town clerk Akuma Musamil has asked the people of Tororo to carefully use the economic opportunities coming to the area relating to construction.
He said they are to monitor suppliers who bring sub standard construction materials and cautioned the public against politicizing development programmes.
Meanwhile, Tororo district RDC Martin Oroch has asked the people of Tororo to organize themselves ready to receive the coming development than waste a lot of time in conflicts saying that foreigners will come and take advantage of the confusion. He emphasized that development is coming near the people of Tororo but the people of Tororo are moving away from development.
He also asked municipal authorities to find ways of making town buildings worth their location in the town center.
By Mathew Okello and Antony Onyalla