Taxi drivers strike called off

By Shamim Nateebwa

A section of Taxi operators has called off a strike that should have started today after a meeting with Kampala City Authority minister Beti Kamya.

Yesterday the drivers, under their umbrella body Uganda Transport Development Agency (UTRADA) threatened to go on strike today citing police brutality and ill-treatment by KCCA law enforcers.

Speaking to KFM UTRADA chairman Mustapha Mayambala said they have decided to call off the strike after meeting the Kampala minister who asked traffic police to put on hold their operations in Kampala.

Mayambala adds that they are now waiting for what will transpire in today’s meeting between the ministers for Kampala and her counterpart from the ministry of works and transport.

The said meeting is slated for midday today.