July 18, 2024

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Millions lost as shoes, clothes decay in Kampala Lockdown arcades

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Loses as shoes, clothes get Decay. Business Detect news reports.

Traders have been hit by loses as their commodities get spoilt during the lock down period.

Commodities worthy millions and millions of money have expired in shops and stores.

Since March 2020, president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni declared a total lock down through a presidential directive order.

Business owners who have lost their goods have asked the government for compensation.

Mukasa John a trader in Kikuubo Kampala Central Business district, told Bussiness Detect that he has lost shoes and clothes of about Ugshs 50m during this period of Covid-19 lock down.

‘We are requesting president Museveni to consider compensating us. The Covid-19 lock down has greatly affected our businesses,’ says Mr Mukasa.

‘I have a bank loan, yet I have lost the entire business,’ he stated.

The government is not clear about bank loans, and traders who have lost goods due to Covid-19 pandemic lock down.

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