Heavy rain characterized by strong winds hit hard four villages in Inomo sub-county last week leaving several families stranded. The most affected villages are Alikingel, Adingdong,Too-pe-yero and Jinja trading center.
Aduku Health Center IV is facing challenges of insufficient medical equipment, inadequate infrastructures as well as the absence of an ambulance which has affected efficient service delivery in the district.
The concerts were suspended in March 2020 as the government announced measures to fight the spread of COVID-19, and while restrictions were announced on almost all other sectors, the entertainment centers remain closed, with no activity allowed.
According to Okweny, many people have continued to encroach and illegally reclaim wetlands for settlement and farming in Abongomola Sub County and other sub counties in the district, an activity which he says possess huge threat to the environment.
Dr Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer blames the poor turn up for the COVID-19 vaccination for negative information on social media. He says that they have trained 175 health workers and Village Health Teams (VHTs) that will be distributed in all sub-counties asking the public to disregard the negative social media report and turn up for vaccination.
Geoffrey Okwanga, a resident of Aculawic Village says that he has lost valuable items to thieves that have been terrorizing the area for the last 20-years. He said he is ready to give out some land to pave way for the construction of a police post.
According to reports, Opong returned from a drinking joint in a nearby trading center at around 9:00pm on Sunday and started assaulting his wife using a panga, leaving her in a critical state before he took off.
Speaking to URN on Sunday, Anger claimed that the sub-county leadership illegally trespassed on the customary land he inherited from his grandfather in 2012 and established a market on it claiming it would be temporary but went ahead to construct there toilet facilities.
Flash floods caused by the rising water levels of Lake Kyoga and Kwania have displaced close to 5000 families in Kwania district, after submerging several kilometres of land and roads and disconnecting communities from accessing social services.
Jimmy Uhuru, the LC I Chairman of Aduku Township in Aduku Town Council said that his voters are still adamant about complying with the guidelines issued by the Health Ministry as well as the Presidential directives to stop the spread of COVID-19. Uhuru noted that a number of bars in his area operate normally and many people mix freely.
Eunice Aguti, another patient claims that the few health workers at the facility report late for duty and assign their duties to the security guards and porters. She called for government intervention to address the problem with the urgency it deserves.
The government hospital located in Olami cell, Ikwera ward in Aduku Town Council, was established as a dispensary in the early 1940s with only a general ward and an OPD structure, however from the time of its construction, the district has not put up another ward citing financial burdens.