Philip Odong, a farmer in Laguti Sub County attributes the acute food shortage to floods that swept across the district in May and June. He explains that the floods destroyed his two acres of staple cassava gardens including beans.
In November, the Ministry of Water and Environment ordered all residents who constructed houses in the wetland to demolish the structures and halt any other human activity. However, it sparked off disagreements between the ministry and the residents.
Denis Onyon, the Agoro Sub-County LCIII Chairperson says that last year, more than 100 animals including those distributed under the restocking program were stolen. The animals belonged to residents of Agula-Odiciri and Central villages in Agoro.
Francis Kiwanuka, the Lyantonde District Engineer, and Moses Ndawula Lyantonde Chief Finance Officer, are accused of switching double cabin engines with that of another car. An investigation conducted by the District Public Accounts Committee showed that the Engines of two vehicles belonging to the district had been changed without the approval of the district council.
Ojara says Brigadier Kanyesigye played critical roles in eviction of Balaalo nomadic pastoralists and the fight against environmental destruction in the region after serving the region diligently at the height of the Lords Resistance Army LRA conflict.