The team leader Dr Peter Muwereza says that the team will sensitise residents on the disease in addition to compiling an on-site report about the yellow fever threat in the district. He added that the Ministry is also mobilizing resources to carry out mass vaccination against yellow fever in the district.
Following the creation of Obongi District whose operations start on 1 July 2019, the refugees that are being settled in Palorinya in Itula Sub-County in Moyo District by geographical location of the settlement shall now be in Obongi District.
The Sub County was carved out of Itula Sub County in June last year, has remained nonoperational to date. The delay has triggered discomfort amongst residents of the area who have since petitioned the RDC to raise the matter with the office of the president.
Obongi County Member of Parliament Hassan Fungaroo Kaps, some of the leaders in Moyo district are in fear of losing revenue from the refugee hosting Sub Counties that will then be under Obongi district.
Christine Dramaa, the Female Representative of the older persons to the district council, faulted Government for failure to recruit Geriatric doctors and nurses to cater for the health of older persons.
The Moyo District Police Commander, Steven Agaba has confirmed receiving a complaint against Vuchiri, saying they have opened a case of threatening violence at Moyo Central Police Station under CRB 347/2018.
Itula Sub County chief Makosa Sebbi calls for urgent government intervention to rescue the displaced persons who are now living in filthy conditions away from their homes. He adds that the overflow has cut off part of the parish where people are now struggling to get access to basic services.
Vukoni noted the plans for the extension of the power lines in the district would not reach to Obongi County. Another notable area that also missed out in the plan is the District Farm Institute, which is just about two kilometers away from the town council.
South Sudan engineers are already constructing and expanding key bridges across Limu and Jomus rivers. It comes after Moyo District and South Sudan officials in Kejo Keji agreed to work on the road jointly to ease the movement of goods and services on either side of the border.