The vaccines that will expire at the end of this month, were part of the consignment that was delivered in December to the district and the city by the Ministry of Health during the first round of the COVID-19 accelerated vaccination campaign.
The acting District Education Officer Henry Wadri, acknowledged the problem and blamed it on anomalies that arose during the separation of payroll for the newly created administrative units that were carved out of the greater Arua District.
The same dog reportedly attacked and injured five other people in the same village. Area leaders say that border areas especially Aroi, Aivuni, Adumi, and Pajulu, all in Ayivu West, Vurra, Logiri and Arivu in Arua district and Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Terego district have in recent weeks recorded a rise in cases of dog bites.
But Sarah Kayagi, the Chairperson Parliamentary Committee on HIV called on the leaders of Arua to continue sharing the meager HIV services with those in DRC adding that they will task government to increased resources to meet health services demand by border districts including Arua.
Nahori Oya, the RDC Arua district who represented the Minister of Agriculture Animal industries and Fisheries-MAAIF at the national celebrations, while reading Minister Bright Rwamirama’s speech said the people of W. Nile should watch out for wild animals which may bite their dogs and transmit the deadly Rabies virus to them.
The two were hit by stray bullets from an enforcement officer who was part of the team that was impounding numberless motorcycles from the homes of some suspected smugglers in Arivu village. At least four motor vehicles were impounded during the operation mounted by a team of five personnel.
According to reports, the URA Enforcement team from Padeya in Zombo was from Arua where they had gone to fuel. However, when they arrived at Opia, they saw Angoni riding a numberless Haogin Motorcycle. One of the officers jumped off the vehicle and started chasing Angoni before he opened fire.
“WENRECo informs its customers that there will be load shedding of electricity supply from Monday 16th to 22nd August…the areas affected include Arua Central Business District, Zombo Nebbi Pakwach …among others,” reads the notice in part.
According to information obtained by URN, Ombizoku Produce Buyers and Sellers Association received Shillings 21 million under Development Response to Displacement Impact Project-DRDIP from Arua district local government to support 15 members of the group to engage in income-generating activities and alleviate poverty.