The Government of Uganda procured Road Construction equipment from Japan basing on the success the Japanese equipment have had in the country over the years. The Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) procured and distributed different types and models of road construction equipment manufactured from Japan to all Local Governments (LGs), Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) and Regional Mechanical Workshops (RMWs) of MoWT between 2017 and 2018. The equipment included among others; Wheel Loaders, Motor Graders, Excavators, Low Beds, Vibro Rollers, Bulldozers, Water Bowsers and Dump Trucks.
The beneficiary institutions do use and manage the daily maintenance of the equipment while MoWT supervises and monitors the overall usage, routine maintenance and servicing of the road equipment as per the Memorandum of Understanding signed between MoWT and beneficiary institutions.
Nakaseke District Local Government received equipment between July 2017 and February 2018. A Wheel Loader, Vibro Rollers, Water Bowser, 2 (two) Dump Trucks and a Grader were among the equipment delivered.
The Local Government also possesses Chinese Equipment; a Supervision Vehicle, a Motorcycle, a Dump Truck and a Grader