The road starts in Atiak at a junction off the Gulu – Atiak - Nimule road and runs in a northwestern direction through Adjumani town. It ends at Umi, the ferry landing site on the River Nile. The existing gravel road will be widened and upgraded to an asphalt road, the company said.
Obwona kibwa, the Lokung Sub county LCIII Vice Chairperson says traders within Ngomoromo village refused to occupy the market because they alleged its located far away from the trading center with no proper security.
The contentious land is located in Parapadwanya bordering Ngomoromo in Uganda and Poge in South Sudan’s, Ayaci County. The disputed area is also one of the busy routes connecting Lamwo District to Imatong State in South Sudan.