Abraham Odur, the NFA Forest Supervisor for Aswa River Range comprising Acholi and Lango Sub Regions said that the illegal dealers are specifically destroying Shea trees unlike in other parts of the region.
Odur disclosed that an estimated population of shea trees covering over 30 square miles in Lamwo district have been destroyed by the illegal charcoal and log dealers.
Benson Mugarara, a resident of Kitunga parish says travelling from Kitunga trading center to Muhanga is now very expensive. He says they currently pay between Shillings 4000 and 5000 from Shillings 2000 they paid –previously. He wants the district to come to their rescue and fix the poor road network.