Wanje later told URN in a telephone interview that he could not facilitate the tour because the organizers did not make adequate preparation. He accused the district Speaker, Peter Obong and other members of the advance team who went for a feasibility study in Sironko District for failure to submit any report to his office on their findings.
Steven Katwire, the Senior Agricultural Engineer in the Ministry of Agriculture says that the money has been allocated in response to a request by the district authorities who sought support towards repairing some of the community access roads in the area that are in bad shape.
Sam Wadri Nyakua, the Arua district LC V chairperson, says the regional lands office is failing to help the population secure their land. He says that securing a land title, which is supposed to take two weeks, takes forever at the lands office in Arua.