Most market vendors in Tororo central market have threatened to boycott the election of the markets management committees over what they term as unfair conditions of participation.
For any vender to take part in the election, they must have cleared all their rent of non-refundable shs 40,000.
The guidelines were opposed by vendors during the harmonization meeting with the municipal authorities.
The vendors accused the under authorities of using the harsh guidelines to bar many from taking part in the election.
The management of Tororo Central Market is set to conduct elections that will see the key roles and responsibilities on the market management committees designated to handle civil disputes and conflicts amongst vendors’ rights.
The urban authority has gone ahead to issue a roadmap and guidelines for the election of different committees.