Following the recent National address on Covid19 by President yoweri Museveni, In which he cleared Boda Bodas to resume normal business of carrying passengers and luggage , authorities In Kampala have come up with , a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all the Boda Bodas operators.
Specifically for Kampala Capital City, all Boda Bodas MUST follow and comply with Cabinet Directives on the reforms to streamline and regulate the operations of motorcycles in the City and these include the following;
‘’All Boda Bodas must operate at gazetted Boda Boda stages. The list of these stages and maps is already out and available from KCCA website or Ward Administrators at every KCCA Division.
According to minister for Kampala Betty Amongi, Each gazetted stage has a unique reference code and this will be its name.
In the statement issued on Saturday, the minister observes that All Boda Boda operators must be registered at any of the gazetted stages and this shall be their address to enable contact tracing in case of Covid19 infection.
Boda Boda operators are free to register at any gazetted stage of their choice.
All Boda Boda App companies and associations shall share the register of all their members (after registering every member to a gazetted stage).
All Boda Bodas who do not operate or belong to the App. Companies/associations shall register with KCCA through their stage leadership. Forms can be downloaded from KCCA website or picked from Ward Administrators at every KCCA Division.
Cabinet approved Boda Boda Free Zone where All Boda Bodas are prohibited from entering/accessing.
The Boda Boda Free Zone will run along the following boundaries; Wampewo Roundabout- Jinja Road to Kitgum House junction – Access Road – Mukwano Road to Clock Tower –Kafumbe Mukasa Road –Kisenyi Road –Mackay Road- Kyaggwe Road- Watoto Church-Bombo Road – Wandegeya – Hajji Musa Kasule Road- Mulago roundabout- Kamwokya junction – Sturrock Road – Prince Charles Drive- Lugogo Bypass–Jinja Road- Wampewo Roundabout.
According to the minister for Kampala, KCCA is procuring Boda Boda Stage Signs to mark the gazetted stages permanently and Traffic signs to demarcate the Boda Boda Free Zone as approved by Cabinet.
She called on all Boda Boda Operators to comply with all the directives and strictly follow Standard Operating Procedures as issued by Government