According to Maj. Terimulungi, the deployment is not only meant to repulse the stray elephants as a way of protecting the most vulnerable citizens from losing their crops, lives and property to wildlife but also to protect and conserve the endangered wildlife.
Abias Rwamwiri, the Spokesperson of the National Drug Authority, says that Agaba is a lecturer from the School of Clinical Medicine at Kampala International University Ishaka in Bushenyi and owns a printery business.
Naboth Opolot, the Alungar parish chairperson, says that the entire population is at risk of contracting water-borne disease since floods submerged their latrines. "The floods have cut off all the roads, all latrines are flooded and the water carrying maggots from the latrines is all over the affected areas, “he said.
Gilbert Tayebwa, the ICF South-Central Uganda Crane Conservation-Program Officer, says that Lwengo is one of the largest breeding colonies for the cranes but several have been encroached on by the farmers and bricklayers.