Michael Odur, a resident of Labworomor village in Akwang, says that caring for the children affected by the nodding condition since the closure of the treatment centers has become an uphill task for him and the entire family due to resource constraints.
In 2019, the Health Ministry upgraded the facility from Health Center II to HCIII status. The district then contracted Otada contraction company Ltd to construct a maternity ward, placenta pit and latrine stances at the facility at Shillings 500 million.
Security intercepted the vehicle at the same checkpoint where the bus was intercepted. Guard Murungi, the Napak District Police Commander, says that they also arrested the driver and conductor of the bus, saying they will appear in court today.