Terrorism Scare Hits Bus Operators

In an interview with Chimpreports, medications the Chairman Uganda Bus Drivers Allied Association, Hannington Kiwanuka, advised bus drivers to install security cameras on all buses as a way of safety against terrorists.

“All names of passengers boarding buses should be clearly identified and recorded before buses depart to their destinations,” advised Kiwanuka.


The bus drivers chairman further called upon all bus drivers to ensure that all passengers and their luggage are thoroughly checked before boarding buses.

Kiwanuka added that terrorists can easily use buses and other public transport means to sneak into the country to wreak havoc.

“We should always be on alert and report any suspicious persons and objects to authorities,” advised the bus owners’ chairman.

Kiwanuka also called upon bus park owners to install walk-through metal detectors in addition to thorough security checks at all entrances.

This comes hours after the Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Katumba Wamala, sounded appealed to the public to be on the lookout as Al Shabaab terrorists plan attacks against Uganda.

“Security awareness is what is imperative today and this shouldn’t stop at the center. Other urban areas outside Kampala are equally vulnerable to these attacks. We don’t want to take any more chances,” warned Katumba.

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