According to Bishop Kitara, the girls are just victims of circumstances and should not be allowed to carry any blame or burden of their pregnancy, but instead blame should be placed on other stakeholders including the church, parents and leaders.
Dr. James Elima, the l Director Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says they haven’t paid food suppliers for four months. He says the situation has forced them to suspend providing breakfast to patients and cut down on the meals from three to one each day.
Senior Superintendent of Police Richard Okullu says they received an intelligence report of a planned revenge attack by refugees on the host communities, a reason that informed the reconciliation meeting
Now the education department of Tororo District has found that 30 per cent of the female population might not return to school when the institutions are reopened because they will either still be pregnant, breastfeeding or even married. The department record shows that there were 87 impregnated girls in Osukulu county and another 46 in Molo sub-county.