The Kitgum District Active Boda Boda Association’s Chairperson, Simon Pido condemned the continued neglect by political leaders who seems to want them during campaign periods, only to abandon them after assuming political office or when they get problems.
Speaking to his supporters in Padibe Town Council, Amuriat, said land has long been a problem in Acholi, arguing that the current regime has done less to guarantee it’s safety for the locals. Amuriat said once in office, he will extend the land rights to locals and empower them with the land laws.
The Labongo Amida Sub County LC III Chairperson, Wilfred Nyeko, says the assailants reportedly broke into the couple’s house and hacked Otur to death while his wife was left unconscious with multiple injuries.
Scovia Atim, the treasurer of Latuturu Saloon Operators comprising of 15 members in Omiya Anyima subcounty says they rejected the proposals of jointly owning account with group members from three other sub counties in Chua East over concerns of mistrust.
The mediation comes nearly six months after a violent inter-clan clash among Pajong clan members that left 16 people with severe body injuries in rivalry over the land in Lyelukwar village in Pela Parish.
According to Acayo, all the gains she made during the 13 years out of captivity have vanished due to the effects of COVID-19. Acayo says she currently has no money to feed her children, adding that she hasn’t been able to pay rent for the past five months.
According to Lt. Col Akiiki, when the army received information from residents, UPDF troops moved from Ngomoromo to Ted Nagwe on a fact-finding mission but met resistance from the SSPDF soldiers who opened fire at them.