Overflowing health facilities, low oxygen supply, fatigued health workers and high possibility of exposing vulnerable elderly relatives in the villages to infection are some of the reasons doctors insist it is prudent to institute a lockdown over Christmas holidays in order not to make a bad situation become worse in the name of partying
The complainants led by Bruce Tushabe a local activist, argue that besides the daily dues from petty businesses being abolished by President Yoweri Museveni in 2018, the Township Officer has continued to collect the money and allegedly using it for private purposes.
Losukari recalls his last raid when he commanded the raid between the Matheniko of Moroto and Jie of Kotido. He said although they managed to raid 700 head of cattle he lost 9 out of the 13 men in his group.
“The problem with my fellow youth is thinking that drinking alcohol is the best option to end stress, not knowing that alcohol drives someone to commit crimes and makes others fear to associate with you,” he says.
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.