Investigations conducted by the Deputy Inspector General of Government, George Bamugemereire in 2019 unearthed irregularities. The report also faulted some Ministry of land officials for attempting to compensate ghost landowners with the aim of causing government a financial loss.
Okumu explains that the party is striving to build in-house consensus and compromise among candidates seeking elective positions, by trimming the number of aspirants. By so doing, he says, the party will avoid wasting resources on primaries, while at the same time consolidating unity among its members.
It is alleged that Major Otim a resident of Palukere East Village in Attiak Sub County Amuru district last year on 15th December mobilized hundreds of his family members to attack Pali Pali Clan also in Attiak Sub County following the death of his brother George Obol.
In September, A & O Gene Limited Uganda supplied 160 oxen and 80 ox-ploughs to 20 groups under the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund III (NUSAF3) project in Okidi and Pawel parishes, Attiak Sub County.
Amuru District Police Commander (DPC), Emmanuel Bwambale told URN on Tuesday that twelve suspects have been arrested in relation to the attack and their statements refer to the retired UPDF officer as a mastermind of the attack.
Wilfred Odiya Baguma, the Attiak Sub County LC III Chairperson told URN that the charcoal dealers were first detained at Atiak Youth Multi-Purpose Hall before they were escorted out of the district on Tuesday evening.
Pauline Ayoo, another resident, said the closure of Apaa Health Centre II has mostly affected expectant mother since they are missing maternal health services due to lack of transport to move to distant health facilities.
Government through the ministry of health this month launched a five-day mass vaccination exercise against the two killer diseases. However, Christopher Ocen, the head of the Village Health Teams (VHTs) in Labala told URN today that the exercise which targeted 7,002 children saw only 4,760 vaccinated.
John Bosco Langoya, the Pabbo Health Centre III Health Management Committee Chairperson, says the staffs were implicated when they tracked their phone calls last week. He says Remo Nyeko, Patrick Odong and Charles Okiya were in touch the day the batteries were stolen.
Patrick Okello, the Head teacher Tekibur Primary School told URN on Sunday that they were shocked to discover last week that the lightning arrester installed on the building housing the primary one, two, three and four classes was missing. He says another lightning arrester installed on the staffroom was also vandalized.
Okello told URN during an interview on Saturday that he has opted for borehole water since the tap water has become unreliable. Faidah Lilly Owot, another resident told URN that she is considering abandoning piped water because of it inconsistent supply.
Alem Kidega, a resident of Oloyo Mung village told URN this morning that during the tour, he discovered that the local community wasn’t benefiting from Agoro Irrigation Scheme, adding that many of them were negative about the project. He also says that those using the scheme pay Shillings 50,000 and have since lost their land rights.
The heavy rains which started at around 8:00 a.m. and lasted for over six hours washed away Lakang Bridge which crosses over Lakang road, one of Amuru district`s major transport and business route connecting to Adjumani and Gulu districts.