Like in the first summit, FDC has participated at council level but refused to attend the summit. Mao said at the opening of the IPOD summit on Monday Evening at Protea hotel in Entebbe that those snubbing.
Florence Lamunu Komakech, one of the leaders of the foot pilgrims says Gena was discontinued after suffering epileptic seizures after covering about 26 Kilometers of the 332-kilometre journey while George Obwona was discontinued after engaging in dry fasting without food or water for many days.
The two reportedly had a heated argument over four million Shillings which the deceased’s wife, Hajara Nakisinge is said to have stolen. They have reportedly been bickering for several months over the money until the latest incident which left the wife and the child with severe injuries.
Deo Obura, the Albertine regional police commander says that the search will continue until all the remaining missing bodies are recovered from the lake. The retrieved bodies are for five men and four women.
The team is comprised of commanders drawn from Police Counterterrorism Unit (CT), Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), Special Forces Command (SFC), Internal Security Organization (ISO), Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID), Crime Intelligence Unit (CI), Traffic Police and Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI).
Uganda Radio Network has learnt that Museveni, who had earlier this morning travelled back from West Nile, was scheduled to attend a cabinet meeting at State House Entebbe, before joining the summit. He had not turned up by 5 p.m.
Christopher Ayebare a resident of Bushenyi says that the failure by the authorities to collect garbage is a clear indication that they are not serious. He says that the authorities always come up and demand for revenue but are slow when it comes to service delivery.
Ssebulime was arrested, handcuffed and shot dead on March 24, by officers on a Police Patrol Vehicle that responded to an alarm by Nantaba that she was being trailed. Later, Nantaba accused police of concealing information about a syndicate to which Ssebulime belonged and that his shooting was a ploy to hide evidence about a clear threat to her life.
Elders, mainly from Ayivu, Arua Ghetto youths and the Woman MP Arua Maureen Osoru have called for a new relationship with the presidency saying that majority of the population in Arua was against acts of hooliganism that transpired at the time.