Construction works at Arua Central Market are on course and once complete, the market will be a magnificent one.
Engineering and Construction giant, Dott Services Limited, is in charge of the construction for one of Uganda’s biggest modern market.
The market located in Arua Municipality, Arua District will be the biggest State of the art modern market in Uganda.
The Ministry of Local Government is in charge of the market funded by African Development Bank (ADB).
Mayombwe Hudson, the Project’s Quantity surveyor took the media team to the tour of the market on Monday and the work on the site is exciting and promising.
It is magnificent and is clear, the contractor performing accordingly. Around 90% of the work is complete and the market is set to be completed in October this year.
Mr. Hudson, said all is being done to make sure everything is executed perfectly and in accordance with what was in the contract.
During the tour, this website can confirm that Dott Services is performing an exceptional job at the site. The market has been fitted with everything necessary for such a place to run perfectly.
The market set to accommodate at least 4,600 vendors in Arua Municipality commenced in February 18 2018 under the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Project initiative.
Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, there have been fears that the 34.9 billion shillings market’s completion would delay but that looks to be off now as works are ongoing 24/7.
This Market is one of the many projects successful executed by Dott Services Limited and they now have the capacity to execute any project regarding construction and engineering.
According to the Ministry of Local Government, the main objective of the market is to contribute to poverty reduction and economic growth in Uganda through enhanced commercialization of agricultural produce and other merchandise.