Michael Aguta, the LCII Chairperson of Ajono parish in Vurra Sub County, says that they find a lot of challenges accessing police services. He adds that the police response to crime in the area is lukewarm.
On July 1st last year, Terego district became autonomous from Arua and was given a share of the assets like office furniture and equipment, motor vehicles among others and at the same time Arua City became operational and left Vurra County as the only residual Arua district.
Under the dialogue, communities converge at the Sub County headquarters and raise issues of development and service delivery that were planned for in the last financial year and the leaders respond to them.
The four, Ramadhan Faraj, Lydia Juriya, Morris Munduga and Nasur Alice won the NRM primaries for female and male youth representatives in Arua Central and Arua City Divisions. But it was later established that they were above 30-years and could be ejected by the National Electoral Commission.
Last week, the Senior Assistant Town Clerk Dorcus Asinduru, wrote to the tenderer Hajj Gule Musa halting the collection on grounds of breach of contract for refusing to remit 20 Million Shillings to the division.
Isa Kato, the Arua City Interim Mayor has called on Pajulu road users to be patient and use alternative routes, saying they can’t inject money on the road and bridge since they are planned for it under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID additional funding.
Tuku reveals that the Leopard escorted such elders whenever they moved through insecure routes to solve traditional problems and in some cases it would together with snakes and grasshoppers appear at the grave of such an elder during burial.
Atiku who is serving his second term in Parliament joined parliament on the FDC ticket in 2011. However, he fell out with the party and contested as an independent candidate in 2016, although he still remained within the opposition circles.
Paul Bishop Drileba, the Arua District Health Officer, says they were forced to contravene the Covid19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs and reduce the mandatory quarantine period so as to cut on the high cost of keeping the suspects.
The Quarantine Centre has 26 suspects, which include six Ugandans and 20 foreign nationals mainly from South Sudan. 23 of the secluded persons have been categorized as high-risk travellers who have moved from Uganda to South Sudan during the time of the COVID-19 contagion.
Arua is one of the seven municipalities which were recently elevated by Parliament to attain city status effective today, July 1, 2020, as one of the initiatives to accelerate urbanisation through attracting direct investment and international support for infrastructure