John Tibasiima, a resident at Bugoma landing site in Kyangwali sub-county in Kikuube wants security to be heightened to ensure that they are protected from any possible attacks by the suspected ADF militants who may retaliate.
The two children aged between 12 and 16 years but whose identities were not readily available at the time when the accident occurred were riding on bicycle and tried to cross the road when the speeding vehicle rammed into them killing them instantly.
According to the deceased’s father Edward Mbabazi, his son disappeared from home on Saturday evening and did not return home, which prompted him to report a case of a missing person at Kyangwali Police Station.
Suzan Kabasindi, the Kikuube Town council female Councillor, says that the supplier delivered the cuttings at the end of the planting season. She explains that given the unstable weather conditions in the district, such inputs should be brought in the first planting season to avoid uncertainty for the farmers.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region Police spokesperson has confirmed the heightened security surveillance and deployment at all the entry points to prevent any wrong elements from entering the country through Lake Albert waters.
Nyakojo who was riding a motorcycle whose registration number is yet to be established rammed into a stationary numberless tractor that that been parked by the road side on Tuesday evening at around 7:30pm.
Led by Francis Twesige Mukoto, the Kabwoya LCIII Chairperson, the residents and some area MPs including Francis Kazini for Buhaguzi County and Stephen Asera Itaza for Buhaguzi East demanded that his appointment be cancelled accusing him of being behind the rampant land grabbing in Kikuube.
The Chinese construction company reportedly destroyed the water source on River Hohwa while constructing the Hohwa-Nyairongo-Kyarushesha-Butoole Road, one of the critical roads leading to the Kingfisher Development Area.
Anatori Giriyitma 93, a resident of Kachungiro village in Kinogozi parish Buhimba sub-county Kikuube district claims that he acquired the contested land measuring 250 hectares, where has been staying with his family in the 1940s.
Jonbosco Kyaligonza, the Settlement commandant at Kyangwali refugee’s settlement area told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the refugees including women, children and men reported to the settlement area on Thursday and Friday last week.
According to Nabbanja, this could be a move by some officials in OPM and Kyangwali refugee settlement area to fraudulently grab the said land from locals neighbouring the Kyangwali refugee settlement area.