Jackson Lakor, the Gulu District Production Officer says that the vaccines from the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries will target cattle in the most affected areas in Palaro and Awach Sub –Counties. He says the vaccination exercise shall commence on Wednesday.
The Fifth Infantry Division Commander, Brig. William Bainomugisha said that he wasn’t aware of the reported entry of rustlers in Agago running away from the ongoing operations in Karamoja. He however says in any case if the rustlers sneak across the border, they would be repulsed with force due to the heavy deployment of UPDF soldiers along the Agago, Karamoja border.
Richard Kibuuka, the Human Resource Manager of Kehong Uganda Industrial Development Limited told URN on the phone that the rice project was affected by insufficient water supply to sustain the gardens. Kibuuka says that the poultry farm was not operational but they were in the process of importing chicks.