Joseph Okiria, the Vice Chairperson of Apopong Village says they are not updated about the new developments in the power line. Okiria says that there is pressure mounted by community on local leaders about power but they don’t have the answers.
The six beds and mattresses were delivered on April 3rd, 2022 to the facility without the knowledge of the local leadership and the management, according to Patrick Odeke, the Chairperson of the Health Unit Management Committee.
The investigations follow a postmortem report from Mbale Regional Referral Hospital that indicated that Joseph Okwalinga alias Golola and Michael Ojakol died due injuries inflicted on them. The duo died in two separate incidents on January 1, 2022.
The two suspects; Joseph Okwalinga alias Golola and Michael Ojakol died in two separate incidents on Saturday. Ojakol was allegedly found hanging in a lone cell at Bukedea Central Police Station while Okwalinga is reported to have fainted and died while in a search for exhibits.
Emmanuel Elimu, the Senior Probation Officer Bukedea District, says the figures were extracted from Police and antenatal visits in various Health facilities covering the period between April and September this year.
Reports in Court indicate that the land in question has been earmarked for a government project, whose specifics are however still concealed. But the petitioners say that the land was taken away by Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among for the construction of a State Lodge and the installation of a military barracks.