Margret Anyinge, the Assistant Nursing Officer Kaberamaido Hospital, says the children were vaccinated against the six killer diseases. Twelve of the children were girls who were also vaccinated against the Human Papilloma Virus for protection against cervical cancer.
Harriet Aulo, the wife to Omolo, said they conduct routine prayers in the homes of their members, adding that it was their turn to do so this weekend.
“Jesus never went to school and he has never fallen sick. That is why we don't take our children to school or hospital for immunisation. We also don’t take part in earthly programs because our lord does everything for us”, she said.
The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Kaberamaido, Jackson Luke Jackson Abwangamoi, was surprised to hear that the hospital administration wasn't adhering to the new directives of providing hand washing facilities at the hospital.
Kaberamaido Technical Institute was established in 1984 and sits on a 58- acre land. The school, with an enrolment of 237 students has been operating under difficult conditions due to inadequate structural space and tools for training.
The deceased include a retired teacher, Moses Kafeero Amooti and his nephew Benson Bogere who were hacked by assailants in Kobulubulu sub-county, where they had gone to collect payment of 4.5 million Shillings from the sale of land in Murem Landing Site in Kobulubulu.
In his January 23rd, 2020 letter to Francis Atubo, Alwa Seed Secondary School Head teacher, the Education and Sports Ministry Permanent Secretary, Alex Kakooza, says government offered jobs to all the teachers who had volunteered at the school for one year.
Stanley Eroku, the Spokesperson Statehouse Anti- Corruption Unit, says the CAO fled arrest when the unit interrogated officers from Lango sub region last year.
“He has been hiding since March last year but we managed to arrest him yesterday. He will be produced to court soon and details of his case shall be availed shortly”, Eroku said on phone.
Janet Amuge, the Officer in Charge of the Child and Family Protection Unit at Kaberamaido Police Station, says they received information around 4:30 PM on Sunday regarding a child found crying alone in a nearby bush.
Samuel Okello, the Amolatar District Entomologist is one of the facilitators training apiary farmers in both districts. He says beekeeping is the easiest way making cash since it allows farmers to engage in other activities to diversify their income.income sources.
Like Jackson Abong Abwangamoi, the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer in Kaberamaido attributes the salary issues to the wage shortfalls, which he notes is not matching with the recruited staff. He revealed that some staff are likely to go up to March, 2020 without salary if no immediate action is taken.
The district estimated collections worth 376 million Shillings in the financial year 2019-2020, with quarterly allocations of 94 million Shillings. However, only 72 million Shillings was realized in the first quarter of the year, creating a shortfall of 22 million Shillings.
Okello was given a third chance to nominate another candidate and nominated Moses Oriada. He garnered four votes against six. The election for the District Education and Health Secretary was then postponed until the next council meeting.