Tensions ensured after Amuriat’s entourage led by Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC 5 Chairperson stormed the Town Council to address enthusiastic supporters but police swung into action and blocked them.
Investigations conducted by the Deputy Inspector General of Government, George Bamugemereire in 2019 unearthed irregularities. The report also faulted some Ministry of land officials for attempting to compensate ghost landowners with the aim of causing government a financial loss.
Okumu explains that the party is striving to build in-house consensus and compromise among candidates seeking elective positions, by trimming the number of aspirants. By so doing, he says, the party will avoid wasting resources on primaries, while at the same time consolidating unity among its members.
The demonstration relates to the protracted confusion in the sale of 10,000 hectares of land for the establishment of Madhvani Sugar Factory in 2017. The surveyed land belonged to 209 households in the areas of Kololo, Omee, Pailyech, Lwak Obito, Lujoro and Bana villages in Amuru Sub-county.
Elegu border is responsible for between 80-90 per cent goods and services that enter South Sudan though Nimule. According to the Trade Ministry, from 2016 up to 2018, the border post has been responsible for over USD 1.2 billion in revenue to Uganda. But this time around, it has seen lengthy queues, holding trucks stationed for days as drivers undergo COVID-19 testing.
Martine Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu District LC 5 Chairperson also the coordinator District Task Force, says the interception of trucker, brings to three number of positive cases being treated at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
A team of police backed Amuru COVID-19 Task Force and health workers searched for the driver in Elegu Town Council only to realise that his truck was being driven by another person. The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema, says the team persisted and searched for the driver until 1:00pm when he was found at BLD parking yard in Elegu.
Pabbo S.S becomes second and prime isolation facility after the first emergency quarantine center was of four beds established at Elegu cross boarder by World Health Organization – WHO and International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The charcoal valued at 112,500,000 million Shillings were being transported from Adjumani District via Amuru enroute to Busia Sofia Marker in Busia Town at the Uganda – Kenya border. The incident happened between December 2019 and January 2020.
According to Okema, Onencan revealed the whereabouts of the firearm while being interrogated for assaulting Corporal Walter Oling. Okema explains that the gun was stolen from an officer who was guarding the National Drug Authority offices in Hoima district.
Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema disclosed that the victim’s mother revealed that the alleged kidnappers called and demanded 400,000 shillings to be sent to the victim’s contact before he is released.
Now, a security guard at the construction site says unidentified people carried the iron bars from the site on Monday and took them to Adjumani district. He explains that the men who were backed by armed personnel vowed to collect the remaining material and transfer it to Adjumani district.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN on Tuesday that Deng was apprehended on Monday evening by security at Elegu border check point shortly after entering Uganda illegally.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals that their recommendations are based on thorough investigations that have undoubtedly pointed out to the factors causing the sudden fires.
It is alleged that Major Otim a resident of Palukere East Village in Attiak Sub County Amuru district last year on 15th December mobilized hundreds of his family members to attack Pali Pali Clan also in Attiak Sub County following the death of his brother George Obol.
In September, A & O Gene Limited Uganda supplied 160 oxen and 80 ox-ploughs to 20 groups under the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund III (NUSAF3) project in Okidi and Pawel parishes, Attiak Sub County.