The tunnels were discovered at the home of George Odeke who was digging a pit latrine, raising concern amongst residents of Kokong village and its neighbours that the tunnels could be exposing them to danger.
George Odeke, a resident of Kokong Village in Kapir Sub County discovered the tunnels while digging a pit latrine in his home about three weeks ago. The existence of the mysterious tunnels was exposed through social media on Sunday evening.
The tunnels spread in three different directions were discovered by Justine Okello who was digging a pit at the depth of 8.5 feet. One of the tunnels is wide, approximately 100 meters wide while others are narrow channels measuring less than 100-meter-long but covered with marram.
The Commission Spokesman, Paul Bukenya said they declared Achayo after adding votes from eleven polling stations that had missed when Abala was declared. Abala will not any of this, saying he is already consulting his lawyers to petition High Court over the matter.
The Electoral Commission last week reversed results of the January 14, election, through which the incumbent MP David Abala had been declared the winner. Initial Results released by Peter Toddu, the Ngora District Returning Officer indicated that Abala won the seat with 8,317 votes, against Achayo' score of 7,828 votes.
According to the commission’s spokesman, Paul Bukenya, Achayo was declared the winner after the commission added votes from eleven polling stations that had not been included at the declaration of Abala.
The suspects were picked up for attacking Rev. Martin Ejiet, the Archdeacon of Ngora Archdeaconry, Rev. Sam Opolot and some Christians. The attackers, some of whom are said were armed with machetes invaded the church compound as early as 6:00 am and seized the vestry.
In Kapir Primary School Polling Station, there is a serious struggle for voters as they come to the polling station between agents of Moses Olich Edepu and Teso Affairs Minister, Agnes Jaff Akiror. Both candidates are struggling for Kapir County MP as NRM Flag Bearer.
More than 10,000 elders have enrolled for SAGE in the four districts, totalling to 28,428 beneficiaries in Teso Sub Region. There are more than 1.6 million elders enrolled under SAGE across the country.