Sam Omara Angai, the former Aduku sub-county LC III chairperson, says that the contested land served as the headquarters of Kwania County during the pre-colonial government and was later handed over to the sub-county leadership under his stewardship.
Farmer Justine Achola has been trying to manage the pests by sprinkling her maize crops with ashes mixed with water however this has yielded no result. She appealed to the government to provide them with pesticides.
The multi-billion project undertaken by Oryem-Can Co. Ltd comprises a multi-purpose council hall, different administrative offices, LC V Chairperson’s chambers, and procurement and production officers among others.
Bernard Opollot Apollo, Kwania District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer blames the land wrangle on selfish interests by the Anglican church. He said that the district is exploring all avenues to ensure the case is ruled in its favour.
According to the information pinned on Kwania District Public Noticeboard, 395 job applicants are shortlisted for the position of porters, 110 applicants shortlisted for the position of askaris, and 117 shortlisted for parish chief jobs but the commission needed less than 15 candidates in each category.
Walter Ocen, Inomo town council LC III Chairperson, says that Inomo primary school which had more than 2,000 pupils currently has only 1,200, and Amambale primary school, which had 1,100 learners currently has only 817 learners.
"In accordance with Section F-S Paragraph 14 of the Public Service Standing Orders of Uganda, you are hereby Interdicted from exercising powers and functions of your office as a public officer with effect from the above date for a period of six months to pave the way into the gross misappropriation of public fund," reads the March 23rd 2022 letter.
Omunu reportedly diverted part of the funds to purchase a vehicle worth Shillings 172 million and spent an additional Shillings 40million to open a road without authorization from the education ministry.
Records from the ART Clinic at Aduku Health Center IV show that of the current 3,896 clients enrolled on ARVs, only 3,196 are adhering to treatment while 700 clients have absconded for the last three months.