Early this year, President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered all wetland encroachers across the country to vacate with immediate effect. The president said that the people who were forced into wetlands by the colonial government will be compensated whereas those who willfully settled in and conducted illegal activities would be kicked out without compensation.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the North Kyoga police spokesperson, says that the affected people reported the theft at Otuke Central Police Station prompting the UPDF, ASTU, and police from Abim district to launch an operation to recover the animals.
The Ministry with funding from the World Bank launched the construction of two classroom blocks classrooms supplied with desks, a laboratory, staff houses, administration, ICT lab equipped with 28 computers, and a library which were handed over to the school.
Janet Akello, the Speaker of Olilim sub-county, says that the rest of the staffs have been asked to work from home for now. She, however, says that this is likely to affect service delivery since the offices were closed abruptly without any briefing.