Parliament to investigate alleged cracks on the newly commissioned Jinja Nile Bridge
Members of parliament sitting on the physical infrastructure committee are set to start investigating the alleged Nile Bridge structural defects which is detected after four months unveiled to the country.
This is after the speaker recently directed the committee to investigate the matter and give a report to parliament. The committee members meeting today resolved to reach the bridge on 7th this month to assess the alleged crack.
However, UNRA recently explained that the structure of the bridge is solid and it will last for its designed period which is 120 years.
The committee chairperson who is also the mp for Nakifuma county in Mukono district, Robert Kafero ssekitoleko says that the committee will interface with UNRA officials and the contractor and understand why the bridge got defects in a shortest time after its completion.