Pabbo Town Council approved plans to construct the road in the area in 2011. The authorities say anyone who bought land in the area without the involvement and approval of the authorities after the plan was approved risks not being compensated.
Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner, and District Security Committee Chairperson says security has been conducting operations in the affected areas to combat the criminal gangs.
Reverend Nixon Acaba, the Parish Priest of St John Church of Uganda in Pabbo Town Council, Amuru district says most Christians in his congregation have since failed to procure and use facemasks, or even sanitize.
Lucy Akello, the Pabbo SSS Head teacher, says Museveni Museveni made the pledge in October 2015 at Guru Guru Village in Lamogi Sub County. Akello says they have pushed for the lorry for the last four years in vain.