Mbarara Central Market vendors have tasked city authorities to explain the delays in the construction of the market.
Construction of the 21 Billion Shillings market started in 2018 and was supposed to have been completed last year in January.
However, completion was again extended to February 2020 and further until the end of last month.
Nyombi Muhammad, the Chairperson of Mbarara Central Market Vendors Association accuses the city authorities of keeping them in the dark about the progress of the market.
Donozio Kibanda, the publicity Mbarara central Market Traders Association, says that they are tired of operating in the open and far from the town.
Robert Mugabe Kakyebezi Mbarara City Mayor says that has tasked the Ministry of Local Government to rein on the contractor, Roko Construction Company.
Raphael Magyezi, Minister Local Government, acknowledges the delay in completion of the market noting that they are aware of the financial challenges facing the contractor.