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Mysterious Death of Fish Baffles Lotisan Sub County Authorities :: Uganda Radionetwork
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Mysterious Death of Fish Baffles Lotisan Sub County Authorities

The Sub-county chairperson, John Robert Akiki, says that the dam is littered with dead fish, which has triggered panic among the local community.
some of the dead fish washed up on the shores of the dam.

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Residents of Lotisan Sub County in Moroto district are baffled by the mysterious death of fish in Kobebe dam.



The Sub county chairperson, John Robert Akiki, says that the dam is littered with dead fish, which has triggered panic among the local community.

//Cue in: “I don’t know whether it’s……………. 

Cue out …. What has happened to those fish,”// 

According to Akiki, the fish project was established by the government to benefit the community of the newly created Lotisan Sub County that was carved out of Rupa Sub County.

Akiki has warned the communities against eating the dead fish until the experts establish the real cause of death.

Timothy Erode, the Agricultural Officer for Rupa Sub County where Lotisan is curved from could not be reached on his known mobile number for comment as he could neither pick nor return calls from our reporter.

Located about 50km from Moroto town in Moroto district, Kobebe water dam is one of the biggest water projects in Karamoja sub. It was reconstructed by the Water and Environment Ministry in 2010 at the cost of Shillings 6.7billion.