On Tuesday, the residents led by the Ayivu East MP-elect, Geoffrey Feta, delivered a petition to the National Forest Authority-NFA Range Manager for West Nile demanding immediate cancellation of the lease offer of 10 hectares.
Meanwhile Harriet Asinduru Executive Director of Young Women Connect a local Community Based Organization in Arua said individual CBOs are now realigning their activities as plan ‘B’ to incorporate the activities of UWONET in their programmes.
Mahmoud Ijosiga Bakole, the coordinator Arua Chamber of Commerce and a produce dealer welcomed the operation, saying many business people are still ignorant of the need to verify their weighing scales.
The meeting which was convened at the City Mayor’s Gardens turned rowdy after some of the groups including Boda Boda Associations accused the program officials of dragging the process and using their names to get money.
In a meeting held on Thursday in Arua City with State Minister for Veteran Affairs Christopher Kibazanga and officials from Ministry of Defense, the veterans demanded that the promise be fulfilled before the next general elections are held next year.
Suzan Kanyemibwa, the BoU Secretary and Head of Corporate Affairs says they chose to Focus on the health sector in this particular drive in order to ensure a healthy population, which is the backbone of economic productivity.
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.
Charles Muhumuza, the Chief Executive Officer Electro Maxx says the additional four generators are in fulfillment of their agreement with government to deploy ten heavy duty thermal generators to meet the power needs of the region.
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.
Bernard Atiku the MP Ayivu and Patron for Onduparaka FC who secured the deal for the club says that he will lose 10,000 US dollars out of the 30,000 UD dollars he had paid as commitment fee after failing to meet the deadline for the bus deal.