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.
Joel Aita, a consulting Engineer and proprietor Development infrastructure says the monument will comprise a six-meter bronze coated Leopard Statue, a digital advertising platform and a city clock tower.
Arua district Tourism officer Rebecca Agani says that the district will use the occasion to demand from government the reinstatement of the White Rhinos in Ajai Game reserve where they lived in the late 1970s before they were wiped out during the 1979 war.
The first Missionaries Giuseppe Zambonardi and Fronassa arrived in Arua, then the headquarters of West Nile from Moyo in February 1918 and were accommodated at Ediofe where they prayed and later settled to start their Christian Mission.
Speaking during the launch of the Alur Community Association cultural gala in Arua on Sunday Alur Kingdom Prime Minister, Dr Edwin Wathum, said there was need for parents to instill discipline and educate the children who could observe the traditional cultural norms to make a better society.
Located in the west Nile Region in north western Uganda, 92 kilometer stretch passes through the districts of Arua, Maracha and Koboko to Oraba border between Uganda and South Sudan. The project road thus links Uganda to the Democratic Republic of Congo through Vurra and to South Sudan through Oraba border post.
Sarah Onyiru, the central organizing committee chairperson for the Centenary Celebrations says various groups have already shown interest in exhibiting cultural artifacts depicting the power and might of west Nile region as well as cultural dances, foods and several other items.