Erratic weather blamed for stalling Linden-Kwakwani road repairs
-region urges calm, continued protest
By Jeff Trotman
The Region 10 Regional Democratic Council (RDC) has asked government to undertake remedial works on the deteriorated Linden-Kwakwani road, but “erratic inclement weather conditions” are being blamed for hampering preparatory works for repairs to some sections.
In addition to the works, the region has also asked government to outline its short-term and long-term plans for the roadway, which was demanded in a letter sent to government on Sunday by the RDC.
The demands were made ahead of a planned meeting yesterday between a RDC team and government representatives at Office of the President, even as regional officials encouraged residents and road users to remain calm but continue to protest to press their demands. However, the meeting was postponed due to a small fire at OP. Region 10 Chairman Sharma Solomon, in a subsequent statement, declared the development unfortunate, while announcing that Region 10 RDC Councillors would be going ahead with plans to attend an urgent meeting with residents of Ituni, Kwakwani, Aroaima and the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.