According to the family, pastor Bogere approached the girl’s auntie in Nakajooga village in Nakasongola town council four years ago and requested to stay with her niece after separating from his wife. He promised to pay for the girl’s education, which excited her aunties prompting her to surrender the child.
Fred Lubinga, the LC 3 Chairperson of Katuugo town council explains that on Tuesday night thugs cut down six electric poles between Katuugo and Kakooge towns along the Kampala-Gulu highway and made off with the cables.
Fredson Kakooza Wilson, the LC 3 Chairperson of Nabiswera sub-county, says that he personally lost all pasture on his 50 acres of land whereas his neighbour lost pastures on 200 acres of land. Kakooza says that pastoralists can’t afford pesticides to spray the worms, which have spread across large farms in the sub-county.
Evans Rock Abio, the Officer in Charge of Nakasongola Prisons, says that their safety is at stake because of the people occupying an adjacent hill in Wakibombo village. Abio explains that the settlers on the hilltop can view the entire prison, which compromises its safety.
Nakasongola Deputy Resident District Commissioner Jonathan Akweteireho said that by the time the operations were conducted, they had information that some of the suspects had booked a gun which they were about to buy and use it kill a local chairman who is at forefront of fighting animal theft.
As the price for a kilo of meat drops to 3,000 shillings in Nakasongola markets, Sam Kigula the LC 5 Chairperson of Nakasongola district has listed the most affected sub counties as Nabiswera, Lwabyata,Nakitoma and Lwampanga.
Three years ago the district with support from the Ministry of Water and Environment embarked on construction on mini water supply schemes at Ttumba, Kikooge landing sites, and Bamugolodde village to address the effects of recurrent prolonged drought.
Isah Ssemwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says that unknown robbers hired Kalanzi to transport sawdust but on reaching Kikadde zone, they turned against him and slit his throat using a knife before they disappeared with his vehicle.
Anthony Mwaita Ambrose, the Nakasongola District Returning Officer declared Fred Lubinga the winner of Katuugo LCIII Chairperson by-elections after collecting 898 votes (75 per cent) against his rival Gaster Lule Musisi, the National Resistance Movement candidate who got only 302 votes (24 per cent).