The Kampala Council City Authority (KCCA) has embarked on the registration process of all riders in the city.
Accordingly, the Authority has embarked on a recruitment drive for registration staff, and applicants are required to among others possess a Diploma as minimum qualification and be aged below 35 years.
In a letter signed by the Kampala Central Division Town Clerk Theo Tihibika, the new regulations are aimed at streamlining the boda boda industry that employs over 20.000 people in the city.
‘This is therefore to seek for suitable applicants in the following qualifications to carry out the following exercise in the central division: below thirty five years of age, at least, a minimum qualification of a diploma level, possess a NIN (National Identification Card), have a bank account’, reads Tibihika’s February 9 letter in part.
The deadline for applications is Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 4.00pm.
Boda-Boda industry has come under public scrutiny in the recent years over the conduct of various people linked to the business like Abudallah Kitata of Boda-Boda 2010.