The funds worth over 40 million shillings were disbursed last year in August by the Ministry of Education to facilitate the maintenance and cleanliness of school compounds, classrooms and overseeing the safety of school property regularly following the closure of schools.
James Peny-Wii, the Director of Project Risk, Monitoring and Control at IG, says that reports indicated the beneficiaries lost a great share of the project fund to the contractor in procuring equipment.
Johnson Omona, a porter at Kaket Health Center II in Lapono Sub-county died on Sunday afternoon while being referred to Dr Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital Kalongo in Kalongo Town Council.
He reportedly consumed the potent liquid on Saturday with Louis Odonga 53, a watchman at the same health facility.
Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says lack of access roads along porous border points between Kitgum, Agago and Karamoja region have created safe haven for the thugs over the years.
The oxen and ox-ploughs worth 10.6 million Shillings were purchased two weeks ago to support vulnerable community members in Omiya Pacwa Sub-county under Tic ber, Abicelo Ox-traction and Rwot Omiyo groups.