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Year-old Garbage Heaps Chock Pabo Town

Obalo says that the only pit where the garbage was being dumped was filled up and the people have now resorted to dumping garbage on the roadside.

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Residents of Mission and Layik cells in Pabo town council Amuru district are bitter with several heaps of uncollected garbage.

Some of the garbage that has not been collected for now a year is heaping up behind the town council headquarters, around Pabo market.

Michael Orach, a resident of Mission cell says the stench emanating from the piled garbage is affecting their livelihood especially of those who do businesses at the trading center. 

Stephen Obalo, another resident of Mission cell fears for disease outbreak when the rainy season sets in if the garbage is not collected. 

Obalo says that the only pit where the garbage was being dumped was filled up and the people have now resorted to dumping garbage on the roadside.

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Jackline Adoch, a resident of Layik cell says their children tend to collect some pieces of garbage from the hips and fear they could get injured and even contract some diseases that are caused by poor hygiene.

Several attempts to get a comment from Christopher Odongkara, the LCIII chairperson Pabo Sub County, who oversees Pabo Town Council were futile as our repeated phone calls went unanswered.  

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