The young mother who was found alone with no helper or even baby clothes told one of the midwives to help keep eye on the child as she went to by some soda since she was hungry at a nearby Kiosk but did not return.
Dickson Adomati, the Deputy Arua Resident City Commissioner-RCC and chairperson of the City COVID-19 Taskforce said all efforts to know the whereabouts of the UGX 338 million have not yielded positive results.
irio Gasper, the spokesperson for SAI says that the city administrative unit that the government of the Republic of Uganda recommended should end with former Arua Municipality and should leave out the entire Ayivu constituency.
The borehole estimated to cost UGX 20 million was lobbied for by Pastor John Justine Enyetu of Turbunacle Faith Ministries with support from American Missionaries following reports of increased domestic violence as people struggle for a clean source of water from the nearby stream, while others trekked over 34 kilometers to draw water.
Geoffrey Feta, the Ayivu East Member of Parliament, says the one of the key roads in his constituency and water points have depreciated greatly because of the pressure on the resources. He says that they are in talks with the responsible government agencies to address the challenges.
Each month they return to the camps to receive their monthly food ration. However, due to the COVID-19 restrictions on the movement of people and vehicles, some South Sudan refugees staying in Arua city are struggling to find what to eat and can no longer sustain their families.
Charles Odonga the headteacher of St. Joseph’s college Ombaci says they will not increase school fees this academic year but instead re-adjust their priorities and deal with the most important things at the moment. Ondonga says they are aware parents have been affected by COVID-19 so it will not be wise to increase fees.