Simon Wokorach, the Vice Chairman of Gulu City Boda -Boda Cyclists Association confirmed the incident, saying Obama was under the influence of alcohol when the accident occurred, adding that he could have run into more road users if the tyres hadn’t burst.
The Kitgum Municipality Mayor Walter Tooroma says assessments conducted by Ministry of Health on the health center for the past two months has given a negative rating, an indicator that it has not been not fully operational.
The observation follows a debate among members of the Acholi community, supporting action by their leaders who, on Wednesday night, objected to the admission of a positive COVID-19 case at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
The Oyam District Health Officer, Thomas Malinga, says they are currently making referrals to Gulu Regional Referral Hospital and St Mary`s Hospital Lacor in Gulu town. He explains the district has written to the Health Ministry, Atomic Energy Council and Public Service Ministry to authorize them to recruit a radiographer.
Last month, the district council passed a resolution to shift the treatment centre to a 20-acre piece of land in Bobi Sub County. The land situated next to Bobi Health Centre III was formerly the administrative land for Omoro County.