Bernard Atiku, the chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Childrens affairs says that the news of childs strangling is traumatizing adding that such trauma is pushing the community which is now desperate for justice, yet operating in a vacuum, and expecting less from the criminal justice system.
Dr. Jacob Oweta, the Lira District Land Board Chairperson, says the process of allocation has temporarily been halted pending clearance from court. He says the land in question was allocated local investors for commercial and residential use.
The Town Clerk, Deo Ndimo, said he was aware of the issues of Mpanga market but asked for more time so as to comment. But the Mpanga Market Vendors Chairperson, Stephen Asiimwe, calls for transparency if the market is to move forward.
Lutukomoi served as the Lira Deputy RDC between 2014 and 2016 before he was transferred to Kitgum district to serve in the same position. He relocated to the United States of America in 2017. Following his appointment, Lutukomoi rejected the offer, saying it is hard for him to take up the position for now.
But Innocent Omara, a human right lawyer in Lira town, says Adokos claim shouldnt be misinterpreted. He asks police to engage Adoko to substantiate his claims and provide evidence to facilitate investigations.
Emyau accused Rev. Mukalo of among other things financial impropriety and maladministration, charges he has since denied. Following his suspension, Emyau decided to breakaway with his followers and started PAG Lira.