William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, who is heading the District Locust Task Force, says the budget will help in the purchase of motorised sprayers to facilitate the team heading the locust fight.
John Chol Malou, aged 42, a police officer attached to Nimule Police Station in South Sudan was arrested with two others identified as Denise Ocan aged 38 and other unidentified South Sudan Army Officer.
The two reportedly collected between 40,000 and 100,000 Shillings from their victims as transport and registration fees to help them benefit from a resettlement package in which each of them was expected to receive at least 2.5 million Shillings to help them engage in gainful livelihoods and facilitate their reintegration within their respective communities.
In his homily Archbishop Ntagali described Luwum as a great servant of God who served unconditionally. He says Luwum was obedient and followed the teachings of Jesus Christ closely adding that he will be greatly remembered for his good deeds.
The pilgrims began their journey on January 29th visiting, Namirembe, the former archbishop’s palace, Kampala Serena hotel, the former Nile Manson and Nakasero, the former headquarter of the then state research bureau were Luwum was killed.
According to Dr Olara Otunnu, the former Uganda people’s congress party president who led the pilgrims, the journey was to trace exactly the martyrdom journey of Luwum as it happened on February 16th 1977.
Jackson Omona, the Kitgum LCV Chairperson and also the central organizing committee chairperson for the event says they are ready to host the celebration since most of the basic facilities have been put in place.
The pilgrims drawn from various faith tradition arrived this afternoon, accomplishing about 450 Kilometers of the 510 kilometers journey to the final resting place for Luwum at Wigweng in Mucwini sub county.
Simon Opiyo, the L.C.II of Amar Parish, Koch –Goma Sub –County in Nwoya District says they have not yet arrested anybody in connection to the vice but that they have recovered on road sign that was vandalize.
The red card surprisingly motivated the ten-man team to overwhelm Onduparaka with long passes and more pressure which culminated into a goal in the 85th minute. Frank Ssenyondo converted a back pass by Onduparaka’s Kakooza into the net, giving them a 1-0 win.