Speaking during a training session for over 250 government labor inspectors and leaders from 41 districts in Northern Uganda, Amongi stated that these officials will be responsible for conducting routine workplace inspections to assess employment contracts and ensure that employers are remitting workers' savings to the NSSF.
"Preliminary findings indicate that the accident was caused by the reckless driving of the trailer driver, who veered out of his lane and collided with the motorcycle
rider on the right side of the road. The driver of the trailer abandoned the vehicle after the accident and is currently at large," he said.
Otuko Apio was declared the winner of the by- elections from Oyam District headquarters by the Oyam district returning officer Richard Onoba. She garnered 15,718 representing 49.12 per- cent of the total votes cast defeating her closest rival Samuel Engola Okello of National Resistance Movement (NRM) who got 15,161 votes representing 47.38%.
Walter Waco, the Presiding officer at Wanglobo Primary School told his supervisor that the gangsters came in a police patrol vehicle and demanded for five booklets which they took, each containing names of 50 voters ticked and brought them back to the box.
Speaking at the last campaign rally in Iceme Town Council on Tuesday, Museveni praised the late Engola for his leadership, promotion of peace, and dedication to development. He emphasized the need for a vibrant leader like Engola in Oyam North.
Four other aspirants who picked the nomination forms including Queen Dorothy Amolo and Willy Omodo Kagere, both independent NRM-leaning, Peter Emuna, an independent, and Ishaa Otto Amiza, the former Oyam South MP didn’t show up for the nominations.
During a media briefing at the end of the first day of nominations on Monday, Paul Bukenya, the EC Spokesperson, cautioned the candidates against engaging in campaigns before coordinating their activities with the EC, as such actions often lead to chaos and disruptions.
Betty Aol Ochan, the Gulu City Woman MP and former Leader of Opposition in the 10th Parliament emphasized the importance of allowing Oyam North voters to freely choose their leader without any influence from security forces.
Willy Omodo-Omodo, one of the candidates, has called for unity among all aspirants to foster reconciliation among the people of Oyam. He emphasized that whoever is elected must prioritize the interests of the community.
Army chaplains are non-combatants who attend to the spiritual needs of the soldiers. They are supposed to provide for the spiritual well-being of soldiers and their families and also offer moral guidance among other roles that could also include caring for enemy combatants.
Andrew Moses Awany, the Vice Chairperson of ULGA, and LCV Chairperson of Kole District, says that it is befitting to honor Engola, who was the Regional Chairperson of Northern Uganda ULGA when he was LCV Chairperson Oyam.
Citing a secondary school in Oyam district where students staged strikes twice last term, Victoria Anyango, a consultant with Foundation for Inclusive Community Help (FICH) explains that the strike is a clear indication that students do not understand problems and solutions to the problems around them.
Dr. Christopher Oleke, the Deputy Awitong of Otikokin, argued that Engola’s murderer took a key pillar of the clan, and added that emotions are too high, although the clan leaders are trying their best to calm the situation.
The vehicle registration number UBJ 625 X overturned when one of its front tires burst and forced it to swerve off the road. By the time of filing this report, medical supplies were strewn across the road from where responders were collecting and repackaging them.