Lieutenant Colonel Edith Nakalema, the Commandant of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit, says they received various reports implicating Mugambe for embezzlement since he was posted to Barlonyo Memorial Technical Institute in 2012.
Mario Ogang, the area LC III chairperson says much as they are happy that the president constructed a vocational school, he has left out a primary school which he said is the key foundation of education.
From 15 learners at the time of inception, the enrollment at the Technical school has stagnated at only 30 students, the minimum number required by Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board -UBTEB to sit at a centre.
In their application, the Barlonyo survivors claim in October 2003, government ordered people in war torn areas of Lira district to move to Barlonyo Internally Displaced Peoples Camp in Ogur Sub County.
In February 2004, during the mass burial of over 300 civilians that were massacred by Lordâ€™s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels at Barlonyo IDP Camp on the 21st day of that month, President Yoweri Museveni pledged to build a vocational institute.
The cultural institution in Lango, the Lango Cultural Foundation, has started plans to take over the management of Barlonyo Memorial Site located in Agweng Sub County, Lira district. Barlonyo is a former internally displaced peoples (IDP) camp where more than 300 people were massacred on February 21, 2004 by the suspected fighters of the Lordâ€™s Resistance Army.
Once back in their community owing to the relative peace, the survivors have since established themselves in petty businesses that are gradually changing the outlook of Barlonyo from an IDP camp to a trading center. On a visit to the area, one is greeted by a line of permanent buildings with people trading in merchandise, ongoing construction and a general sense of business though on a small scale.
Faced with an absence of any meaningful psychosocial support to heal their painful past, the community of Barlonyo has opted to place their hope in the services provided by the many churches that have opened up at the former camp for displaced people.
Thirteen year old Jacqueline Aceng is unhappy that she will not be joining senior one at her dream school at Apala Secondary School, about ten kilometers from their home at Barlonyo, the former IDP camp where rebels killed hundreds of people in February 2004.
Survivors of the February 2004 massacre at Barlonyo in Lira district want to witness the trial of Col. Thomas Kwoyelo, the former Lordâ€™s Resistance Army brigade commander. The trial is due to start on July 11th at the War Crimes Division of the High Court in Gulu. Kwoyelo faces 12 counts of willful killing, abductions and torture.