According to Oola, thugs placed them at gunpoint and ordered them to hand over all the keys including the one for the store where he had kept the money. He explains that after robbing him, the thugs locked them inside the house and fled the scene.
Richard Okello Lawang, the LC I Chairperson of Pabit village told URN on Tuesday that the gunmen shot Odong around 8:00 pm on Monday near Pakwelo Primary School on his way home after attending a function in Gulu City.
Geoffrey Opiyo, the Chairman of Koch Goma Town Council says that the assailants who were trailing the deceased all the way from Gulu City shot Kimera at Bungamon Village on the Koch Goma –Gulu Highway.
The cross was picked from Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bardege –Layibi Division and was taken to St. Michael Church Obiya an Anglican Church located along Gulu –Kitgum Highway at Pece –Laroo Division.
Okori says the late Oulanyah was not a son to him alone but belonged to the entire country and that he had started a number of initiatives at home but left them unfinished following his untimely death.
According to Okori, President Museveni through the government should help to complete the house that his late son was constructing such that it could begin generating income to help look after his orphans.
Oulanyah’s body arrived aboard a Uganda People’s Defense Air Forces-UPDAF chopper that landed at exactly 6 Pm at Lalogi Primary school playground and was welcomed by Acholi Traditional dancers performing the royal Bwola Dance.
Omoro Resident District Commissioner, Andrew Onyuk told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they are not taking chances with security and have deployed a joint force comprising personnel from the Uganda Police Force and Uganda People's Defense Forces-UPDF.
Kenneth Okot, the Chairman of Atiak Town Council in Amuru District told URN that the animals have become a burden to the district authorities since they have to spend money on feeding and guarding them.
Geoffrey Matovu, the Regional Inspectorate Officer in Gulu told URN in an interview that it would a double expenditure if the districts in Acholi Sub–Region use money from the government vote to contribute to the funeral since Oulanyah will be accorded a state funeral.