Hon. Rose Lucaci, the Councillor III of Kanyagoga Parish, Bardege Division in Gulu Municipality told URN in an interview that ever since the enforcement of the curfew commenced, two cases of robbery have so far been reported to the area L.C.Is in her area.
An LC I Chairperson in Palenga Town Council told URN on condition of anonymity for fear of his life that the gang members have now shifted to Palenga town council. He says the gangsters move to Gulu town at night to wreak havoc and retire to Palenga at dawn.
Kisubi says that although UMEME is working towards reducing the rate of power blackouts, the supply may not fully stabilize over the next two years. He adds that in the short term, they will work with Uganda Electricity Distribution Company limited to replace faulty circuits and replace bypassed fuses on t-offs.
A 2010 assessment conducted by a team of engineers and health experts found that 114 houses out of the 224 buildings inspected in the town were in very poor conditions that placed the lives of the inhabitants at risk. The assessment, which focused on the structural, electrical, environmental and physical aspects of the buildings, found that only 44 of the buildings in the town were fit for use while 66 were recommended for rehabilitation.