The rift comes a week after the City authorities accompanied by security personnel stopped leaders in Bardege Division from allocating space to accommodate vendors that were last month evicted from major streets.
Former Leader of Opposition in the Eighth Parliament Prof. Morris Ogenga Latigo says Mao’s appointment wasn’t a surprise to him. He however questioned how Mao, who hasn’t been in the government will be able to work on the transition agenda.
The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, David Ongom Mudong told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Wednesday that the action of the RDC sabotaged the lawful duties of EPPU officers mandated to fight illegal deals in forest products.
Rwot Odong Lira II, the Cultural leader of Lira Palwo Chiefdom told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that there is a need to turn to the traditional practices to summon the gods for rain owing to the long dry spell.
Obong also noted that PBS is giving a lot of challenges to accounting officers in the Local government, arguing that even when sometimes they are assisted by a team from Finance Ministry the system doesn’t respond swiftly.
The officials are George Kidega, the Senior Finance Officer, Christo Balmoi, the Principal City Engineer, Richard Kidega, the Human Resource Officer, and Edward Kiwanuka, the former Gulu City Town Clerk who was transferred to Lira City.
Christopher Balmoi Omara, the Gulu City Engineer told URN in an interview that most public and private infrastructures in Gulu City as well as other parts of the country do not last long due to the lack of quality designs, and poor constructions materials, and insufficient supervision.
At least seven people sustained severe injuries and more than 200 grass thatched huts were razed down in Paka Paka, and Oyanga villages following fresh attacks by armed men suspected to have crossed from Adjumani District.
Close to 300 solar street lights installed within the city under the World Bank-funded Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development program-USMID have been non-functional for nearly two years.
Gulu LCV Chairperson Christopher Opiyo Ateker says past government programs initiated to eradicate poverty across the country failed to yield fruits owing to the government’s failure to reprimand beneficiaries who default on paying back revolving funds.
Evelyn Mukonyezi, the Gulu City Senior Physical Planner revealed that the new Physical Development Plan is more detailed than the current plan and has catered for the different land uses like Industrial Parks, airports, cemeteries, forest reserves, high and medium density residential, urban agriculture, bus parks, and terminals, among others.
A report from the IG indicates that part of the project money banked on account number 3100082 at Centenary Bank Gulu Branch was secretly transferred on April 30th this year without the knowledge of the project implementers.
The report shows that the highest number of post-abortion care was registered in Gulu with 2,775 admitted in the inpatient department and 2,043 attended to in OPD followed by Pader District where 2,037 cases were registered in OPD and 361 cases admitted to the inpatient department.
Dr. Kenneth Cana, the Gulu District Health Officer told the Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the medical camp has exposed a number of neglected surgical conditions, which include goiter and hernia.
According to an investigation report from IG, Baguma applied for the position of a fisheries officer in Amuru District Local Government on May 12, 2016, and stated that he had completed his UCE at Akalo Secondary School in 2000.