On Wednesday, a group of leaders drawn from different parts of Teso were shocked to learn in a meeting chaired by the Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Minister, Vincent Sempijja that the factory lacks the capacity to process all the citrus fruits produced by farmers.
Speaking during the commissioning on Monday, Peter Eyolu, the head teacher said that the new classrooms are a relief to the school since the pupils have been studying under trees and in grass thatched houses.
The six year program worth 150.63 Euros equivalent to Shillings 670 billion is supported by the European Union EU. It is meant to consolidate stability in Northern Uganda, eradicate poverty and under-nutrition and strengthen the foundations for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.
The items were mobilized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, with a donation of tarpaulins and blankets worth 290 million Shillings and UNICEF with a donation of Aqua Tabs worth 70 million Shillings, channelled through the Office of the Prime Minister and Uganda Red Cross Society.
Speaking at the National Celebrations to mark the International Peace Day in Bundibugyo district, Rev. Sylvester Arinaitwe, the Secretary Uganda Joint Christian Council-UJCC, faulted government for delaying to introduce the policy, which he says has affected resolution of conflicts in different parts of the country.
Tinkasimire says in a meeting with Bulambuli residents, they told him they had only received 200 bags of items such as hoes, maize flour, blankets, beans and tarpaulins. He adds that they a whistleblower gave them more information that Ecweru has a store in Amuria constituency where he stores all the stolen relief items.
Doctor Aggrey Byamukama alias Happiness Akasigazi, who was arrested for concealing treason, is out on bail. Byamukama was granted bail this afternoon, by Buganda road chief magistrate Eleanor Mary Khainza.