Sarah Bukariwa, the Lango and Acholi Regional Electoral Officer, says that they are neither responsible for the creation of the administrative units nor their operationalization. “The Electoral Commission is not responsible in any way for the operationalization of the new administrative units, our work is to conduct elections in the gazetted areas and that is all. The Ministry of Local Government is responsible and I think they will handle that,” she said in an interview.
The locals accused the Village Chairman of sleeping with married women in his area which they According to Acio, Opito alerted his neighbours who helped him to break the door and they managed to catch Obia red-handed in his bed with his wife. He was led to Arocha LCII Chairman, Tonny Otyang with used condoms and his underwear as exhibits.
Francis Ayo, the chairperson of Ilera Cell Village, Agulu Division in Apac Municipality, says he received only 155 out of the 349 mosquito nets he was expecting for his area, a reason why he refused to take it.
The small canoes carry a total of 9 passengers at a cost of 1000 shillings per head without luggage. They charge 4000 for a person crossing with a bicycle and 5000 shillings for one with a motorcycle. Luggage are charged separately depending on the size and weight.
Robson Bob Orech, the Community Development Officer at Ibuje Sub county who said the flood was first experienced in the area in 1964explained that so many people are suffering as a result of the floods.
According to the copy of the report obtained by Uganda Radio Network, Alenga primary school registered only 69 out of the 84 candidates that reported before the lockdown, Adem primary school registered 30 out of the 38 finalists while Amilo primary school only registered 34 out of 64 learners in the candidate’s class.
The School headteacher, David Newton Odong, says the positive cases include two girls and a boy. He says the learners first presented with the symptoms of malaria, which was being managed at the school.
Geoffrey Anyac, the in charge Ibuje Health Center III says the incident occurred on Tuesday night when the health facility was not guarded since the security guard was on a sick leave and no patient was admitted at the ward.
Peter Tibwaboas, the Commandant of the Fisheries Protection Unit in charge of Apac district, says although the majority of the fishermen are complying with the standard operating procedures, there is another group that has totally failed to comply.
Innocent Abongo, the Apac district Acting Probation Officer, Frank Ogwang, the Acting Sub County Chief of Chegere Sub County, Wilbert Obala the Ibuje Sub County Chief and Andrew Omadi Omara, the Office Assistant have allegedly appeared in public campaigning for some aspirants in Apac district.
Innocent Abongo, the Apac District Probation and Social Welfare Officer says 312 cases were registered in Akere Division in Apac Municipality, 224 in Chegere, 196 in Ibuje, 38 in Akokoro and 21 in Apac Sub Counties.
Dr Mathew Emer, the Apac District Health Officer says locking the area that consists of over 5,000 residents in the nine villages will help the medical team trace over 100 contacts to the six confirmed cases.
Innocent Abongo, the Apac District Probation and Welfare Officer, attributes the increasing number of street children in the area to domestic violence. He says they are now considering handing over the street children to their respective families.