Kitgum District in particular received a wage bill of 1 Billion Shillings for the recruitment of staffs at both the District Local Government and the Municipal Council. Lamwo district was on the other hand allocated additional funding of about 800 million shillings for recruitment of staffs to fill in 52 positions.
The two leaders have had counter-accusations for nearly a month since the country went into lockdown with each accusing the other of insubordination, sparking fears that their conducts are crippling efforts geared towards implementation of COVID-19 directives.
Obwona kibwa, the Lokung Sub county LCIII Vice Chairperson says traders within Ngomoromo village refused to occupy the market because they alleged its located far away from the trading center with no proper security.
The bridge located Amot-Larom village in Ayuu-Alali parish was constructed by Lamwo District Local Government in the financial year 2017/2018 collapsed under the weight of heavy trucks carrying logs in August last year. It serves as a major transport route connecting the two sub-counties of Lokung and Palabek Kal.
Charles Obong Okwera, the Madi-Opei Sub-county LCIII Chairperson on Thursday said that lack of security personnel deployed at Tufungi, the Ugandan border point with South Sudan is facilitating entry of rustlers in the district.