Yoweri Idiba, the Assistant Gulu District Health Officer says that the cases shot up during the covid-19 pandemic which forced people to resort to alcohol and drug abuse as well as abandoning treatment during the lockdown.
Bernard Thierry Kinyera, the speaker of Awach Sub County, says that his office has already written to the Gulu Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Geoffrey Okaka asking him to notify the Electoral Commission to conduct a by-election for the LC III chairperson within a month’s time.
Court Bailiffs from JED Courts Bailiffs and Auctioneers Associates reportedly went to Ogura village early in September to auction 30 acres of land to recover 11.1 Million Shillings following a ruling of the court of appeal.
There are only five electoral officers at the nomination centre verifying the aspirants’ documents. Kevin Amono, a verification officer at the nomination centre disclosed that from Monday, when the exercise began to close of business on Tuesday, they had successfully verified and nominated seven candidates.