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State House Health Monitoring Unit Uncovers Rot in Omoro

Dr Jackson Ojera Abucu, the Director Health Monitoring Unit says they uncovered rots in management of resources meant for Nodding Syndrome, abuse of office, absenteeism of health workers and mismanagement of drugs among others.

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The State House Health Monitoring Unit has uncovered rots in management of Health Units in Omoro district. 

Dr Jackson Ojera Abucu, the Director Health Monitoring Unit says they uncovered rots in management of resources meant for Nodding Syndrome, abuse of office, absenteeism of health workers and mismanagement of drugs among others.  

Dr Ojera says they are investigating Geoffrey Gody Otto, a driver attached to Omoro district Health department interdicted for using government vehicle registration number UG to transport bricks to his construction site. 

Dr Ojera says they would like to arraign Otto before Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala to answer to charges of abuse of office.  

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Detective Inspector of Police Gilbert Ntumwa, a criminal investigator with the unit says they have also uncovered mismanagement in resources of funds meant for nodding syndrome victims in Omoro district. He says they are investigating theft of government drugs amongst others. 

The Unit camped in Omoro district following the arrest of Otto.

Otto was transferred from Gulu Central Police Station to anti-corruption court in Kampala on Friday. Dr Ojera says the Directorate of Public Prosecutions will sanction his file and appear in court on Monday.

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