Several vehicles belonging to Napak District are grounded after
being involved in accidents.
This has affected activities of the Water and Sanitation
department, NUSAF3 projects and other departments.
Since January this year, at least three vehicles have been involved in road
accidents. The recent accident occurred in Morulinga when the driver rammed
into the Chinese Truck working on Moroto- Soroti Road.
At Kangole Police Station, a number of vehicles including the district costa
are parked following road accidents or mechanical problems resulting from bad
The District Police Commander, Michael Ongica blames the district
drivers for crashing the vehicles. He says that some drivers drive under the
influence of Alcohol.
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Cue out…looking for him”//
John Bosco Opio, the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer in Napak
says that some measures have already been taken by the district including
interdiction and dismissal.
Opio says that three drivers have been interdicted while two have been
recommended for dismissal.
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Cue out…of dismissal”//
Opio says that the possibility of repairing some of the vehicles
is slim since it requires huge sums of money.