The list was revealed by the Soroti District Communications Officer, Abraham Ekwaru during an exclusive interview with our reporter on Friday ahead of the launch of the compensation exercise today - Saturday. President Yoweri Museveni is expected in Soroti today to launch the compensation of war claimants in the Acholi, Lango and Teso sub-regions.
One of the residents in Olobai Village who preferred anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter, says that the food was reportedly poisoned in the kitchen when Ajibo had gone to fetch water from the borehole.
The residents include Justine Odieny and John Ebwongu, both residents of Amoru Cell, Kokas Opolot of Onyakai Cell and Patrick Aporu of Omagoro Cell, in Soroti West Division. They were allegedly beaten on July 16, 2021, by soldiers who were acting on the orders of the RDC during an operation in Arapai shortly after 5 p.m.
Edulu had been placed under home-based care management which required him to remain in quarantine at home for at least 14 days while receiving treatment. But Edulu is reported to have ignored the health restrictions and decided to openly preach in the city centre, at a rally that had brought crowds in one place.
Muntu made the comment during the ANT post-election review in Soroti on Saturday while meeting candidates who participated in the 2021 general elections from Teso sub region. He noted that whereas elections are supposed to open gates for the fresh breed of leaders with development ideas, some of the politicians only join the arena to make ends meet.
On Tuesday, the army had to reinforce the police at the burial of Serere Principal Assistant Secretary, Patrick David Ejiku in Kamuda Sub County, Soroti District. The police had cleared only 100 people but many mourners turned up forcing police to disperse them.
Martin Okiria Obore, the National Chairperson of Secondary Head Teachers Union in Uganda,says that whereas government has done a lot in promoting science oriented education, the results are still wanting.
Gen. Elwelu, speaking at the belated NRM function in Kamuda Sub County, Soroti district this afternoon said that there is no reason for anyone, especially in Teso to cry and speak about poverty. He explained that there are immense opportunities in the region, including fertile soils that can change lives better but many people, have instead opted to rally in for unproductive ventures like politics.
Capt. John Emily Otekat, the former LCV chairperson of the district, under whose term the foundation stone was laid, says that the district had completed the foundation and building of the pillars for the flat by 2005, shortly before he left the office for a parliamentary seat in May 2006.