Downpour cut off road communication in six wards of Kilimanjaro region

22Jan 2020
The Guardian Reporter
The Guardian
Downpour cut off road communication in six wards of Kilimanjaro region

ROAD communication between six wards in Moshi district, Kilimanjaro region has been severed following floods from the ongoing downpour that have been going on for two months now.

Some students have been unable to go to schools while some of the wards have been complaining of the pathetic situation of the infrastructures that has caused them much hardship.

Speaking with this paper yesterday at the area, some wananchi from Mabogini, Kahe and Harusini said the hardship has in the most hit students and the sick.

Chairman of Mabogini-harusini village abdala Kilango said the areas have had no road communication to continuous rains.

Dominata Mboya, a resident of Mabogini gave her misgivings about poor road conditions saying if the situation continues as such students and the sick will be affected most.

The road that has been severed is the 22kms Mabogini-Kahe road that joins six wards in Moshi District.

Shafii Mlacha, a Kahe resident said as of now vehicles hgave been forced to pass though farmers’ fields so as to reach the main road.

Tanzania Rural roads Agency (TARURA) Manager for Moshi District Eng. Roy Johansen told this paper already steps were on hand to confront the situation, following the allocation of 6,000m/- for road rehabilitation work.

Moshi District commissioner Kippi Warioba who visited the area to assess the situation said steps to control flood water will start early tomorrow (today).