Paul Mwanja, the Commissioner of Infrastructure and Social Services in the Ministry of Finance, says that whereas the mother districts require Shillings 1 billion for their relocation, the government is currently financially constrained to fund the exercise.
Christo Balmoi Omara, the Gulu City Engineer says that owing to the narrow design of the roads within the city, the city council felt compelled to create some of the streets as one-way and also regulate parking.
In their October 11, 2022 petition, seen by this reporter, the businessmen through their lead petitioner Jet Pride Ventures Ltd say that their efforts to seek assistance from the local, district and security authorities have failed despite getting promises.
Peter Banya, the Gulu Deputy Resident City Commissioner in Charge of the Pece-Laroo Division told URN on Tuesday that the new initiative serves both as a punishment for the offender and a reward to communities where they committed crimes.
Brian Openyrwot, the Kweyo Ward councilor in Bardege –Layibi Division, says that the ongoing operation has registered success since the number of the suspected criminals who used to flock to the streets at nightfall has dropped.
Christopher Balmoi Omara, the Gulu City Engineer told URN in an interview that most public and private infrastructures in Gulu City as well as other parts of the country do not last long due to the lack of quality designs, and poor constructions materials, and insufficient supervision.
Evelyn Mukonyezi, the Gulu City Senior Physical Planner revealed that the new Physical Development Plan is more detailed than the current plan and has catered for the different land uses like Industrial Parks, airports, cemeteries, forest reserves, high and medium density residential, urban agriculture, bus parks, and terminals, among others.
The cross was picked from Holy Cross Catholic Church in Bardege –Layibi Division and was taken to St. Michael Church Obiya an Anglican Church located along Gulu –Kitgum Highway at Pece –Laroo Division.
Dick Ouni, the Aswa River Region Police Fire officer confirmed the incident saying the fire fighters managed to control the fire from spreading to nearby fuel stations, something that would have been very disastrous since there are many other fuel stations near the wood workshops.
According to Kato, the duo was among dozens of other security personnel deployed at the school to quell the violent strike. The suspects reportedly fired nine bullets in the air to scare the angry students.
According to Ojok, four motorcycles have so far been robbed in Kweyo Ward within a period of one month. He says that the latest incident happened three weeks ago when the robbers shot the rider in the upper thigh.
Emmanuel Acaye, a resident of Ogony Cell in Bardege –Layibi Division told URN in an interview that out of the 200 hundred birds he is raring for commercial purposes, 47 have been killed by poison in the last three days and that the number is likely going to increase since many others are getting weaker.