Robinson Opiyo, an eye witness told URN in an interview that when Ojara returned home, he knocked the door to his house several times but his wife didn’t open. He says that after waiting for some time for his wife to open in vain, Ojara walked to his brother’s house a few meters away.
“I tried to dissuade him from taking such a step and I told him that the Law of the Church does not permit a priest to be involved in active politics and that a priest who does so would be suspended.” Odama explained in the circular.
Dr. Linda Zedriga Waru, the Deputy President for Northern Uganda says the office will help mobilize support for the party in the coming elections and will also give a permanent address for NUP and coordinate all its activities in the region.
Parents say that children with the condition in parts of northern Uganda are suffering from marginalization, longstanding stigma and social exclusion from within their families and communities. Based on their skin colour, they are feared, held with suspicion and believed to have supernatural powers.