The deceased who are children of Bosco Opiga the LCI Chairman of Odru village in Drambu Sub County were knocked dead on spot at around 6:00 pm on Saturday by the Fuso Lorry, which also left several other people injured.
President Museveni Museveni early this month announced a ban on inter-district travel to prevent a further spread of COVID-19 as Uganda battles a more deadly wave of the pandemic. The president subsequently banned public transport implying that even essential workers who did not have their own means of transport would be unable to move.
The Emyoga group members became bitter particularly with the district commercial officer for cancelling the training and funds cannot be released before the training is conducted. The angry members demanded an immediate apology from the officials.
According to reports, four vehicles of Maracha district local government have been damaged due to reckless driving by some of the Technical and Political leaders and it is feared that leaders who have lost seats in the just concluded elections could pose more threat of damage if allowed to drive themselves in the government vehicles.
Tumukunde who is traversing the West Nile region on his campaign tour noted that one elected there will be no more “promises and stories”, he pledged to clear all claims by the veterans once he wins the presidency.
The case includes; two people who recently returned from Kenya, and have recently returned to Kijomoro Sub County in Maracha district, in the West Nile part of Uganda. The third suspected case is a resident of Oluffe Sub County.
Jino Leku 43 a resident of Ajure Hill village, Oluffe Sub County had gone to visit a relative in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. Five days after returning, he fell sick and was rushed to Kamaka Health Centre III on Tuesday night after bleeding through openings on his body.
Kenneth Isieu the Member of Parliament of Soroti Municipality and chairperson of the Equal opportunities committee tasked the district leaders to put in place tough measures to recover the funds and distribute it to other groups.