Yona Wasswa, the chairperson of NCPD, says they want the size of the interpreter to be the same as that of the other news anchors. According to Wasswa, the space that was allocated to sign language interpreters is too small, which makes it hard for the deaf to understand what is being communicated.
The draft report, which is the country's account from 2012 on the observance of the Conventions on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), shows that while Uganda has many laws to promote the rights of persons with disabilities, many of them are not implemented.
James Opira, the LC 3 chairperson of Omiya sub-county identifies one of the deceased as John Kanyankole, who hailed from Ntungamo district but had married in Lacekoto village, Layita Parish, and was attending to the animals of his father-in-law.
Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson David Ongom Mudong acknowledged cases of crime are still being registered. He, notes that despite the recent arrests, it’s impossible to wipe out crimes within a just few days.
Bashir Hangi, the UWA Communications Manager confirmed Opiyo’s death to Uganda Radio Network in an interview. He said the deceased became dizzy after successfully completing the 5 Km race and was rushed to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital where he died later.