Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, Magyezi noted that the government is looking for money to fund the operations of the new administrative units with the approval of the budget this year.
Lapyem takes over the office which had been vacant following death of former Vice Chairperson Billy Graham Odongkara. Odongakara succumbed to covid-19 in September this year from Bregma Medical Center.
The locals along with their village chairperson abandoned their homes on Sunday following the disappearance of a man from pajong clan who is suspected to have been killed over a land dispute on Saturday night.
The decision was taken after the district failed to secure part of its planned funding from the government and donors with only two months left to the end of the financial year. As a result, three budget lines were trimmed downwards, during a series of joint meetings convened with the Business committee of council and district executive members this week. The meetings were chaired by the district council speaker.
Members of the task force say several residents within the municipality and sub county are clandestinely operating bars, gathering in drinking places, organizing discos, carrying passengers on motorcycles and overcrowding in public places.