According to District Secretary for Health Justine Ocen, out of the total 810 teachers in the district, 638 had by the end of last week been vaccinated against COVID-19, with 192 already having received both the first and second jab.
Tito Brilliant, the Pajule Urban Town Council LC III Chairperson, says that while in the ward the creditors ordered patients out with intentions of impounding
mattresses and beds that they would later auction to recover their money.
Okee pronounced the suspension of the district COVID-19 task force engagements during a meeting held at the district headquarters on Thursday. He said that the task force members can only reconvene after all their dues have been fully paid.
David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says while carrying out the illegal act, Malimu and Oyet allegedly arrested one person for not wearing a facemask something that caused scuffle between the duo and the crowd at the scene.
The district chairperson, Col Obwoya Fearless Oyat, said an official from the ministry of Health told him that medical oxygen is only being given to district hospitals, regional and national referral hospitals.
Anna Apio, the acting Pader District Health Officer, says the Social & Mobilization Committees of the Task Force came up with the Response Plan. She says the funding is needed to implement COVID-19 control measures for six months running from July to December 2021.
Anthony who was a cook and cleaner says their pay had been delayed due to unknown reasons, and says they remain in suspense because no information is given to them over when they will be paid and since their appointment letters were never issued to them.
Hundreds of revellers were reportedly partying at a thanksgiving party organized for Retired Col. Fearless Obwoya Oyat, the new Pader LC V Chairperson when police stormed and dispersed them for violating the nighttime curfew and restrictions on social gatherings as part of the COVID-19 control measures.
Odong was first hospitalized at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital after collapsing while recording a statement at Pader Central Police Station in relation to his escape from police custody on January 6th 2021.
The party through its Chief Mobilizer and Head of Campaign for Acholi Sub Region Bosco Odoch Olak has been gathering hundreds of NRM party candidates, chairpersons, supporters and officials to witness the campaign strategy launch and solicit votes for incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and NRM candidates.