The resolution was made after some of the staff from Moroto district tested positive to the virus.
Joseph Lomongin, the Chief Administrator Officer Kotido said the water department shall remain closed for several days as the taskforces seek resources for fumigating the department.
On the same evening, Hilary Lopeyok, the assistant inspector of schools in Kaabong district survived narrowly, when the speeding Longiro river almost overpowered his car. Lopeyok, who was travelling to Kotido for an official duty with four others struggled for more than one hour before the rescue team helped them out. The river has cut off the road to Kaabong from Kotido for close to a month.
In 2014, Keno acquired a loan of 6.1 Million Shillings from a businessman, Moses Achuda for construction works within Kotido Sub County. He, however, failed to service the loan, prompting the businessman to file a civil suit last year.
The cattle market facility is expected to contain among others; offices for local government personnel, revenue collectors, veterinary doctors and other assorted services for the cattle sellers including paddocks for systematic trade.
The 406 Brigade Investigations Officer Maj. Ephraim Byaruhanga issued the Directive on Friday, during a community security meeting held in Panyangara Sub County, Kotido district. Maj. Byaruhanga said the directive takes immediate effect.
In the meeting, held on Tuesday at the Youth Centre in Kotido town, six councillors voted to reject the proposed amendment while nine abstained. Those who rejected the proposal, brought as a private members bill by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi, vowed to protect, preserve and defend the constitution.
Kotido district council has re- applied for the creation of eight new sub counties following the revocation of the same by the Ministry of Local Government. Nine days ago, Local Government Minister Tom Butime revoked the nine sub counties he initially created in Kotido citing complaints from Abim district leadership over the boundaries.
Sarah Narem, the Assistant Chief Administrative officer of Kotido said according to a communiqu from Mercy Corps, they would only cater for accommodation, food and transport but not allowances. She said the district did not have money to facilitate councilors allowances since the trip was organized within a short period.