The accident occurred this morning at Nyarongo village, Kabwoya sub-county as more than 60 students on board were returning from a field practice in Kyangwali sub-county. They were travelling in their school bus registration number UAY 170H when the tragedy occurred.
They say several motorcycles that were impounded for transporting immature fish are also being used to transport soldiers attached to the unit. The fishermen wonder why the FPU uses their impounded fishing gear to carry out operations on the lake yet the government gave them all the necessary resources to conduct the operations.
The two children aged between 12 and 16 years but whose identities were not readily available at the time when the accident occurred were riding on bicycle and tried to cross the road when the speeding vehicle rammed into them killing them instantly.
According to the deceased’s father Edward Mbabazi, his son disappeared from home on Saturday evening and did not return home, which prompted him to report a case of a missing person at Kyangwali Police Station.
Nyakojo who was riding a motorcycle whose registration number is yet to be established rammed into a stationary numberless tractor that that been parked by the road side on Tuesday evening at around 7:30pm.
The Chinese construction company reportedly destroyed the water source on River Hohwa while constructing the Hohwa-Nyairongo-Kyarushesha-Butoole Road, one of the critical roads leading to the Kingfisher Development Area.
Anatori Giriyitma 93, a resident of Kachungiro village in Kinogozi parish Buhimba sub-county Kikuube district claims that he acquired the contested land measuring 250 hectares, where has been staying with his family in the 1940s.
Jonbosco Kyaligonza, the Settlement commandant at Kyangwali refugee’s settlement area told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the refugees including women, children and men reported to the settlement area on Thursday and Friday last week.
According to Nabbanja, this could be a move by some officials in OPM and Kyangwali refugee settlement area to fraudulently grab the said land from locals neighbouring the Kyangwali refugee settlement area.