Esther Anyakun, another learner said that teachers are just roaming up and down and they are not bothered about teaching. Anyakun says if the strike continues, they will fail since revising books alone may not help them.
Samuel Justin Tuko, a resident of Tapac sub-county, blamed the district authorities for constructing the school in an isolated area. Tuko says the school is now used by pastoralists for the safe custody of their livestock.
Yosam Muhinya Ntarwete, the market master says that they successfully allocated all the lockups to the vendors who applied for them but unfortunately, they have taken a backseat rendering the facility idle.
Although Moroto currently has no fully instituted Commission, Council today suspended the controversial hire of Kotido District Service Commission with immediate effect on grounds that there were vested interests from the district top leadership, who allegedly want the hired commission to perform business according to their interests.
Stella Aluka, a businesswoman along Jie Road hopes standard roads will improve the delivery of goods to the stores. She also says that with the security lights in place, theft and housebreakings could reduce when businesses register a boom.
The project, worth 5.9 billion Shillings will see Jie and Lopeduru Roads upgraded into first-class standard tarmac roads over the next two financial years. The work that starts on June 1, 2020, is expected to end in September 2022, according to Alfred Adyaka, the Physical Planner and USMID Coordinator for Moroto Municipality.
But in their sensitization, the soldiers sometimes fail to answer technical questions from the communities whose members are eager to know what the aerial survey will bring to their tables. The communities ask of their entitlements in the mining sector and why the planes are flying at lower altitude.
Ben Peter Loburo, the LC III chairperson of Iriiri Sub County in Napak district feels that the creation of more constituencies is a burden to a taxpayer. Loburo argues that the idea of the constituency was premised on a plan to draw geographical boundaries on the basis of the tribes in the area.
Moroto Chief Administrative Officer, Charles Kumakech Olubo, says the sanctions and rewards committee of the District and Management will recognize the health workers as routine motivation in Public Service.
The money, according to the Chief Administrative Officer Charles Komakech Olubo will be used for field visits, monitoring the movement of the desert locusts, community sensitization and enhancing reporting mechanisms.
The Abim Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Mpimbaza Ashaka has blamed the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease across the two districts to rampant theft of livestock, which escalates the spread of the disease. He asked local leaders to effectively enforce the quarantine.
Mbaagwa was arrested by the State House Anti- Corruption Unit from his office this morning after he allegedly failed to turn up for questioning last month. Napak District Police Commander Michael Ongica told URN that the CAO had been summoned in connection to allegations of corruption, diversion of government funds and embezzlement involving nine other officials from Alebtong District.
In a meeting between Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, the head of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit and district officials, Abdullah Maziwa, Secretary Works and Technical Services in Moroto District Council asked the unit to investigate both the contractor and Ministry of Gender.
Nakalema noted that her visit was informed by several complaints especially regarding issues at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital and boreholes that were allegedly not drilled. Other concerns were illegal recruitment of staff, misplaced priorities affecting smooth operations in the hospital and procurement-related issues.
Tension was already high by Monday evening when official communication came in indicating that the team would be meeting Moroto District Officials today. By 12:30pm, Moroto Chamber Hall, the venue for the meeting was almost empty as officers scattered to make consultations in small groups of three to five people.