Patrick Bamanyisa, the News Editor at Hits FM who is aspiring for the Burahya County MP seat says that the area is underrepresented and the residents are being affected by low water coverage and poor roads, issues he says she will address if elected to the position.
Edward Kiwanuka, the City Town Clerk disclosed that part of the money will be used for the development of Gulu City master plan, expand, maintain and open new roads in 12 parishes annexed to the city from the neighbouring Omoro District.
John Gandy, the Senior Accountant in charge of the health department, says that none of the sub-county leaders has signed for the funds. He says that the funds are lying idle at the account of the health department.
Landlords led by Pascal Amuriat are against the elevation of Soroti municipality on the grounds that the communities annexed to Soroti city are largely agrarian and that the elevation is likely to distort their way of life. They add that the changes were announced during the lockdown with little or no consultation from the communities.