Manafwa Resident District Commissioner, Ahamada
Washaki has impounded three heifers that he had just handed to farmers in the
district under Agriculture Extension Grant Financing destined for Mbale.
Washaki intercepted the three heifers in Bumbobi
Sub County on Tuesday afternoon aboard a pickup registration number UAM 208Y. According to Washaki, he presided over the
handover of the animals to farmers in Manafwa in the morning and was
surprised to find them being transported to Mbale district.
Washaki says that he later received information
that some of the district officials had connived to sneak the three
heifers from the district.
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He told URN that he has instructed Police in Manafwa
district to ensure the people behind the attempted theft of the animals
are prosecuted. David Naseli, who was driving the heifers,
explained that he was called by someone to transport the animals from Manafwa
to Namabasa in Mbale district.
Residents of Bumbobi where the animals were impounded applauded the RDC for
Kirinya Ayubu is the URN Bureau Chief of Elgon/Bukedi Sub Regions . He holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication from Islamic University in Uganda and a Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology from the same University.