Robert Onekalit, the in charge of Elegu port health revealed that as the truckers’ protest enters the 10th day, residents are at risk of infections because the drivers are freely mingling with the border community.
George Butele Ayiba, the Nwoya District Education Officer says of the 574 teachers, less than half of them have been vaccinated and the majority of them are yet to receive their first jab because of a lack of will to embrace the exercise.
Walter Tootika, a parent who doubles as a Male Councilor for Omel Sub-County in Gulu District said the radio lessons were not beneficial to learners in the area because several homes do not own radios and they banked their hopes on Government’s false promise.
The deceased are Brother Benito Ricci, a former Treasurer for the Archdiocese of Gulu, a resident of Layibi in Gulu West Division and Fr. Jesus Aranda who was working in Palorinya Refugee Camp in Moyo District.
After five years in the court, Justice Stephen Mubiru, the Resident Gulu High Court Judge issued a permanent injunction on May 9, 2019, restraining the vendors and their agents from interfering with Ojok's property rights.
The three patients were two truck drivers intercepted from Apiritii border point of entry in Madi Opei Sub-County in Lamwo District while the third truck driver was intercepted from Elegu in Amuru District.
Aswa County MP Ronald Reagan Okumu who was the first to hand over the money indicated that the Task Force should use it for purchasing adjustable beds for Awach Health Centre IV, a facility located in his constituency. Meanwhile, Lyandro Komakech, the Gulu Municipality MP wanted his money used to procure relief food to benefit former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) captive mothers and cyclists of Gulu City Bodaboda Association.
Business and traffic were paralyzed as security personnel hunted for suspected contacts of the driver. However, five people were traced and immediately whisked away to the Gulu School of Clinical Officers quarantine facility.
Gulu district chairperson Martin Ojara Mapenduzi says that seven are primary contacts of a Kenyan Truck driver who tested positive to coronavirus disease and was intercepted at Sultan Energy Petrol Station in Layibi Division on Monday morning.
“About four-fifth of the respondents had poor attitude toward COVID-19 and just over 70% of the Health Care Workers-HCWs had good practices toward COVID-19 especially those aged 40 years or more,” says the descriptive study undertaken through WhatsApp Messenger.
Residents of Gulu say that a number of them have fallen victim to antics of gangs that waylay them around Cemetery Road, Tank Road, School Road and Commercial Road in Pece Division as well as Alolokolum Road around the industrial area in Layibi Division. They are mainly looking out for people who are caught outside their homes at the time of the curfew.