Akorikin said that Kapelebyong district education system heavily relies on the government with more than 95 percent of children (39,000) attending government-aided schools offering Universal Primary and Secondary Education.
On Tuesday night, thousands of residents from Okungur, Achinga and Kapelebyong sub-counties abandoned their homes following a fire exchange between the Anti-Stock Theft Unit- ASTU personnel and suspected rustlers in Kirik Village in Kapelebyong Sub County.
Joyce Akareut, one of the residents who sleep at Airabet CoU, says that it’s better to suffer coldness when there is life. Akareut, who moves with her three children, says that she had not slept for days until she opted to relocate to the church.
The traders were returning to Soroti City when their vehicle, a Tata Lorry UAY 350E overturned at Adipala Village along Amuria Road. Two traders, a man with a broken leg and a lady with a broken rib have since been evacuated to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital after receiving first aid at Kapelebyong HC 1V.
Residents in the area told our reporter that many women have given birth at the bridge after failing to cross over Dopeth-Okok river to access Acowa HC III for delivery. Acinga Sub County doesn’t have a government health facility or school.
Onek says 15 police officers sleeping in grass-thatched huts in the barracks have been forced to rent houses in Kapelebyong Town Council because their houses were destroyed as a result of waterlogging.
Village chairpersons are supposed to receive an allocation of 10,000 Shillings every month, which is paid once, every financial year. The LCs are now demanding a sum of 120,000 Shillings for the financial year 2019/2020.