Lucy Akello, a retired nurse says the majority of the political leaders they elected in the past have offered them empty promises only to get to the helm of leadership adding that they have never returned to them since being voted.
Oulanyah’s body arrived aboard a Uganda People’s Defense Air Forces-UPDAF chopper that landed at exactly 6 Pm at Lalogi Primary school playground and was welcomed by Acholi Traditional dancers performing the royal Bwola Dance.
Omoro Resident District Commissioner, Andrew Onyuk told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they are not taking chances with security and have deployed a joint force comprising personnel from the Uganda Police Force and Uganda People's Defense Forces-UPDF.
District Chairpersons from the region under their umbrella body, the Joint Acholi Sub-Region Leaders Forum during a meeting last month unanimously resolved to hold a special council session to honor Oulanyah.
On Tuesday, Chelimo wrote a circular to all the Town Councils and Sub counties to make a contribution of 500,000 Shillings and 300,000 Shillings respectively as condolences for the burial of Oulanyah. He said that the contribution should be separate from the current community contribution being made and be channelled through the Chief Finance Officer.
Peter Douglas Okello, Omoro District Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Thursday that they expect the road works to be completed before the arrival of Oulanyah’s body in the district next week.
People began thronging the deceased's ancestral village soon after the announcement to condole with his parents, family members, and relatives who were gathered at the home. And, many of the mourners, mostly his relatives and parents called for more clarity on their son’s death, saying until the time of his death, they were kept in the dark about his condition.
According to the Police report, the Nissan Xtrail that was being driven by Fiona Alobo hit a Mercedes Benz semi-trailer registration number UBK /09C/ ZF-4408 at 11 pm from Barogal Village, Palenga Town Council in Omoro District near the World Food Program –WFP depot.
David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were arrested over the weekend from where they had gone in hiding. According to Mudong, the trio was on Monday subjected to medical examinations under Police form 24 (A) to ascertain their mental wellbeing.
Peter Oola, the Chairman of Rom Village, Patuda Parish in Omoro District reportedly ordered Nelson Ojok, Michael Odoch, Collins Pute and Charles Okumu to arrest and assault David Okello, 16, and his colleague identified as Patrick Ojok, 19, over theft.
John Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator of Mental Health Uganda in Northern Uganda told URN on Monday that the initiative comes at a time when the region is reporting high cases of relapses among mental health and new cases reporting at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Mental Health department daily.
Abdallah Latif Nasuru, the ARLPI Project Senior Officer told URN on Wednesday that the initiative aims at reducing land conflicts especially on boundaries which is rampant in the district based on their surveys.
Grace Atim, an elderly mother and resident of Ajan village in Lamola Parish in Odek lost her daughter to the disease. She says if they are empowered through vocational training and soft skills such as agribusiness, village savings schemes, and tailoring and small business enterprises they will be able to fend for themselves and relieve the government the burden of begging.
Ojok was detained on Wednesday 19th after his in-laws charged him with kidnap under Omoro CRB 237/2021. He had gone to his in-laws’ home to convince his wife Christine Aciro to return to his home after she ran away following a misunderstanding between them.