Since the Minister of Local Government, Tom Butime made a pronouncement on the contested border in February, tension has remained high in the border. While Katakwi district welcomes the pronouncement, Napak district has rejected it on grounds that it was biased and politically bent.
During the protest which lasted for over 30 minutes, they held placards written on messages that are calling upon government to free Kyagulanyi and allow him traverse the country freely without any interruptions.
However Mwesigye says the using the case of Promotion of Equality in African Schools –PEAS intervention model, the PPP arrangement under the USE programme has proved to work better than public schools.
In his March 27th letter to the President, Okot explains that they will use the conference to deliberate on development matters, brief various stakeholders and update them on government programs and how much government has delivered to the region since the 2016 general elections.