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Kikwete: Road project to go on

Discussion in 'Uchaguzi Tanzania' started by Rutashubanyuma, Sep 25, 2010.

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JE KUNA UKWELI WOWOTE JK ANAPODAI BARABARA YA SERENGETI HAIPITII MBUGA YA SERENGETI?

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    Rutashubanyuma JF-Expert Member

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    DAILY NEWS Reporter, Ngorongoro, 24th September 2010 @ 22:00, Total Comments: 0, Hits: 160

    THE Union CCM presidential candidate, President Jakaya Kikwete has said that construction of road from Mto wa Mbu in Arusha to Mugumu town in Mara region will not disturb the eco-system of Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

    Addressing residents of Loliondo in Ngorongoro district, Arusha region, at the ongoing election campaign rallies on Friday, the candidate said the project had taken into consideration all necessary precautions regarding environmental conservation.

    “The road will not pass through the conservation area in the first place and all precautions have been taken to make sure that the wildlife is not affected,” President Kikwete explained.

    The candidate was responding to voices raised by activists who have been opposing the idea of road construction to connect the two destinations, fearing that the project would scare animals and make them run away.

    “Serengeti will not die and the project will not cause any destruction. The project has both social and economic advantages, bearing in mind that Arusha and Mara are the only two neighbouring regions without a tarmac road connecting them,” he stated.

    In the recent past activists have raised concern and opposed construction of the road from Mto wa Mbu area through Ngarasero to Mugumu area in Mara region. The residents and activists were assured of the balanced approach in the implementation of the project, while it would not interfere with the wildlife conservation management.

    The government has also formed a task force that will advise the president over the construction of Musoma Arusha road through Serengeti National Park, following various views of both local and international organizations.

    According to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism and Natural Resources Dr Ladislaus Komba, the task force will report directly to the president. The government has for time to time dismissed growing fears by both local and international groups opposing the project, that it will interfere with the Serengeti eco-system.

    The construction of the road connecting Arusha-Musoma regions will not disturb the popular annual wildlife migration as claimed by the campaigners. Also Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) showed that the project was feasible before it was included in the government’s 10 years Transport Sector Improvement Programme (TSIP).

    Commenting on rural electrification project, Mr Kikwete said Loliondo and other surrounding villages in Ngorongoro district would be supplied with power in the next few years, as contractor for the project had been identified.

    After Loliondo the candidate proceeded to Mugumu to continue with campaign rallies in Mara region. He was expected to address residents of Mugumu, Shirati, Ingri Juu, Utegi and Tarime township on Friday.
     
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    Nukuu hizi zinamweka pabaya JK.
    :mad2:"The road will not pass through the conservation area in the first place and all precautions have been taken to make sure that the wildlife is not affected," President Kikwete explained.
    :playball:
    Ni dhahiri ya kuwa hata yeye anajua ukweli kwa sababu hwezi barabara haitakuwa na madhara kwa wanyama wakati yeye mwenyewe anadi haitapita mbuga ya wanyamapori. Huu mkanganyiko wa hoja mbili za kukanusha na kukiri papo kwa hapo kwashiria mengi....
     
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