People Power enthusiasts, led by Flavia Kalule Nabagabe, the Women's league leader and Lina Zedriga, the Deputy Principle on Wednesday afternoon handed over 50 bags of Maize floor, 30 cartons of salt and 30 boxes of soap to support a plan to aid the vulnerable poor.
The businessmen - all from Teeso Sub region were in a FUSO lorry registration number UBA 279L when they were arrested in Alerek in Abim district after refusing to stop at two road blocks before they were finally intercepted.
On Wednesday, KCCA Executive Director Andrew Kitaka, his deputy Sam Serunkuuma, the Director Gender and Community Development Officer Harriet Mudondo and political leaders inspected the market to assess the level of compliance.
Dr Celestine Barigye, Director Mbarara Hospital appreciated the contribution saying that 108 million Shillings will be used to construct the Isolation center and the rest will be used to handle the volunteers and buy personal protective equipment.
According to Dr. Kizito who is also the district Covid19 Task force chairperson, the suspects are mainly girls who returned from Middle East where they were working as maids and some two girls who allegedly sneaked into Butaleja from Kenya five days ago while others are those persons who came in contacts with those girls.
Moses Wanyama, a cattle keeper in Alupe village, says that it took him two weeks to realise that his animals are infected. He is worried that farmers in the area risk losing their animals to the disease if the remaining animals are not infected in time.
He said that the animal infected other animals in the area and that the disease is spreading very fast.