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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.