Allan Sempewa, the UNRA spokesperson says that they have financial challenges causing delays. He appealed to residents stay calm as whoever was valued and assessed during the road project will soon get money.
The angry boda-boda riders who protested were from Busia and Namayingo districts. They accused leaders of Busia joint motorcycle boda-boda rider’s association- BJMBA of routinely extorting cash from them and making unnecessary arrests as well.
Busia District Health Officer, Dr. Mathias Wabwire Panyako, says that they have decided to suspend the vaccination of teachers in Busia Municipality from September 6 to 19th due to Cholera vaccination exercise.
Her arrest comes after the neighbors got concerned about her locking the minors in the house leaving them without food, and on Sunday reported the matter to the village chairman who intervened and broke the house door to release the children.
In April this year, Busia district authorities flagged off the construction works at both facilities after receiving Shillings 3.4 billion from the World Bank through the Health Ministry for the improvement of maternal and child health care services.
Remigiyo Wabwire, one of the residents in Bukalikha village affected by the road works, says that they were surprised to see the district councillor mobilizing them to protest the road works, which left them without any other option but to attack him for fighting the development of their area.
George Offiti, a resident of Arubaine village, says that he fled from his home after receiving a tip from his friends. Offiti explains that he applied for electricity three years ago in vain, which prompted him to tap power from his neighbour.
The 110 million shillings fully equipped ambulance is comprised of medical equipment like Oxygen supplying system, defibrillator for patients with heart problems, patient monitoring system, patients’ bed, first aid kits among others.
Rajab Mudibo Malaba, a resident of Solo B village, says that he pushed away Nambafu who was still assaulting the minors despite the heavy bleeding. Malaba says that he carried the minors who were unconscious and took them to Busia central police station where police entered a case of child abuse vide SD REF 68/09/08/2021.