Members of Parliament from Teso sub region are demanding the transfer of Police leadership in the area over a spate of armed robberies. Police Spokesperson Emilian Kayima says the force has not received any complaints regarding conduct of officers in Soroti. He says the Police can only take interest after it has been alerted. He said the MPs know the procedures of raising a complaint against an officer.
Emmanuel Banya, the Town Clerk Soroti Municipality, says the impounded vehicles were found loading along Soroti-Lira high way near Soroti Regional Referral Hospital while others were waiting their time to take off.
Plinth Technical Works Project Manager Eng. Richardson Babiiha has written to Soroti Municipal Council seeking another extension, citing challenges, among others; the depreciation of the Uganda Shillings against foreign currencies, an increase in prices of construction materials whose value the contractor underestimated.
James Tumwesigye, the Engineer National Water and Sewerage Corporation Soroti area says they are demanding 18 million and 17 million shillings from Dott Services Company Limited and Plinth respectively.
Charles Edotu, the councilor for Moruapesur ward in Eastern Division, has reportedly been absent from his duty station without official leave for many months raising concerns over his duties, whereabouts and status at work.
Soroti municipal council has struck a partnership with Leksand Kommun, a municipality in Sweden, in a move that could among other things help the eastern town mange its garbage and food security concerns.
Health workers in Soroti municipalityâ€™s health centres have come under criticism for slackness in their work. The health workers are accused of reporting to work late and leaving early. Other complaints include failure to open the health centres over the weekends.