Joyce Apwoyorwoth, the Vegetable dealers’ chairperson says that the state of the market worsens during the rainy season since the market floods, yet they have no lockups and stalls to keep their commodities safely.
Mustafa Ongom, the Zombo district secretary of finance, planning and administration said they project to collect over 4.9 billion shillings from property rates to expand the local revenue base for the district.
Grace Atim, the deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC) for Zombo explains that her office has directed the police to take action on the leadership of the disintegrated Okoro Constituency Emyooga Welders SACCO such that 17 million shillings that was embezzled by the apex leaders can be recovered.
Richard Canichan, an avocado farmer in Zombo district, says that he has successfully planted 200 Hass avocado trees in the past two months. Canichan's primary motivation for venturing into Hass avocado production is to target the export market.
James Oruna Oyullu, the Zombo District chairperson told Uganda Radio Network that, they unanimously agreed to give that district land for the investor due to the challenges tea farmers in the district have been facing due to the absence of tea processing plant.
During the 2010 and 2015 presidential campaigns, President Museveni promised to tarmac the 119-kilometer road to ease the transportation of goods to the market but to date, it has remained in a bad state.
Zombo district performing artist association is accusing the District Commercial Officer Lamet Olum of reportedly conniving with the gospel music association members to change the signatories of the bank account without the knowledge of the original signatories to the SACCO Account.