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14:40
14:40

Omoro District Starts Rehabilitation of 91km Community Access Roads Uganda Road Fund 2

The roads that have so far been rehabilitated include 33km Bobi Frontiers – Awor to Ongako, 0.5km Opit to Awor at a tune of 250 million for gravelling under the low-cost ceiling, 8.9km Lakwatomer- Abole-Abili at a tune of 48 million, 8.7km Lalogi-Bario at a tune of 50 million shillings. Others include, 40km Abili-Abwoch to Wii Tochi and Opit to Awor rehabilitated under the district discretionary equalization grant-DDEG. Other roads earmarked for rehabilitation in the next financial year include 7.8km Lakwatomer- Palenga to Keto in Lakwana Sub County and 8km Abole-Lujo Awinyo -Lagwer Dola road.
16:30
16:30

Omoro Residents Walk 30 Kilometers to Vote in New Polling Station Ongako Sub-County.

They braved the hot sun and reached the Dog-Tochi market polling station at half-past midday tired and exhausted but hopeful to cast their votes.
07:38
07:38

Polling Materials Distributed at Night in Omoro District Denise Obong 1

Omoro District Registrar Denise Obong told URN in an interview that they started the distribution of the polling materials at 2:30am to enable them save time in the morning and ensure that polling starts at 7:00am, the time specified by the Electoral Commission.
20:47
20:47

Mao Endorses Jacob Oulanyah for Omoro County MP Seat Parlianment 2 1

Addressing the media in Gulu city before winding up his campaigns, Mao, said he has known Oulanyah for the last 30 years and seen his usefulness.
12:27
12:27

Plight of Children with Nodding Syndrome Dominates Campaigns in Omoro Odek Sub County 2 1

Many cases of nodding disease have been reported in Odek Sub County. According to records, there are more than 200 children affected by the disease.
11:20
11:20

Farmers in Omoro Frustrated by Price Fluctuation of Beans, Maize 4

Barbara Piloya, a farmer in Minakulu Town Council in Oyam District says the prices of maize grains and beans in the area have drastically dropped by over 50 percent since the beginning of November.
13:08
13:08

Omoro District Council Passes Education Ordinance 1 1

Richard Otika, the Councilor 5 for Ongako Sub –County and the Chairperson for Social Services Committee revealed that the main objective of the ordinance is to ensure that all children of school-going age in the district are enrolled in school, stay in school and complete the education cycle.
09:41
09:41

Poor Roads, Heavy Rain Hinder Mass Immunization Exercise in Omoro Omoro District 1 1 Top story

Venansio Okello, the Omoro District Health Educator says that less than half of the children were not immunized within the stipulated period due to impassable roads, lack of transport to health facilities,
10:25
10:25

Acholi Leaders Decry Poor Funding to Roads Sector Uganda Road Fund 1 1

Douglas Okello Peter, the LCV Chairperson Omoro District says currently, the district receives only 613 Million Shillings every financial year to manage and maintain 1,187 km of district roads.
07:28
07:28

Omoro Seeks Support for Reopening of Nodding Disease Treatment Centre Omoro District 1 1

According to Okao, two of the 217 victims in the district died after being returned to their parents when the center collapsed a year ago. He asks Ministry of Health to consider reopening the Centre to support the rehabilitation, care and treatment of such children.
10:41
10:41

Retired Police Officers Unwilling to Vacate Barracks financial literacy 2 1

Okema, who declined to divulge the number of the affected officers, argued that the retirees are adamant to leave the barracks because they didn’t prepare for life outside the force.
08:01
08:01

Company Defrauds Boda-Boda Cyclists Over UGX 100M lock-down 3 1 Top story

Simon Wokorach, the Chairperson of Gulu City Boda-boda Association, says they have recorded numerous complaints from various cyclists, majority of whom are from Omoro, Nwoya, Amuru, Oyam, Pader and Kole Districts. He says they have reported the matter to police for further inquiries.
14:13
14:13

Omoro District to Benefit from UGX 650M Solar Powered Tap Water System 4

Okello disclosed that only 60% of the population in the district have access to clean water because more than 128 boreholes in the district are not functioning.
16:58
16:58

Unfulfilled Presidential Pledges Irk NRM Party Chairpersons in Acholi Koro Sub –County 2 1

Under the NRM Sub–County Chairperson Associations in the two districts, the disgruntled party leaders say that President Museveni pledged 10 million Shillings, a pair of oxen and an ox –plough to each of them during a meeting held at his home in Rwakitura, in 2016. But since then, the pledges have never materialized.
22:48
22:48

Omoro LC5 Chairperson Seeks Security Protection Over Death Threat 1 1

The district chairperson disclosed that the councilor whom he declined to disclose due to investigation purposes threatened him on phone that he will end his life for attacking and tarnishing his personality to the public and his family.
13:07
13:07

Hail Storms Destroy Over 1000 Acres of Crop Gardens in Omoro Bobi Sub County 2

Francis Odongakara, the Along West Local Chairperson told URN on Saturday that more than 800 acres of crops belonging to about 150 households were razed to the ground during the heavy rains accompanied by hail storms.
12:14
12:14

Omoro Seeks UGX 1.9 Billion to Repair Broken Boreholes 1 1

Franco Ojok, a resident of Rom Village in Koro Sub County said that they draw water for drinking and domestic uses from Ali, Abac, Otim Lagina unprotected springs due to absence of a borehole in the area.
07:59
07:59

Lanenober Health Centre III Resumes Operations 1 1

Douglas Peter Okello, the Omoro LCV Chairperson says that the health facility resumed operations on Wednesday following the discharge of the health workers after a week of monitoring at Opit Senior Secondary School isolation Centre.
16:05
16:05

Omoro District Struggles to Feed Isolated COVID -19 Suspects 1

Omoro district LCV Chairperson Douglas Okello Peter says through the food drive, they have received items from politicians including Rt Hon Deputy Speak Jacob Oulanyah who gave 100 kilograms of posho, a box of soap, Opit investment millers giving 10 liters of cooking oil and 10 bars of soap among others.
15:29
15:29

Suspected COVID-19 Patient Escapes from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital 1 2

Charles Okello, a resident of Lanenober Parish in Lakwana Sub County was relocated from Omoro district coronavirus quarantine Centre in Opit Secondary School on Monday after coming into contact with his boss, a Kenyan businessman who tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 in Kenya.
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