Museveni Warns Teachers On Extra Fees Charges

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patient more about geneva;”>The President was dismayed to learn that some schools in Amuru district were still charging extra fees citing Otwe Primary School in Amuru Town Council that charges Shs.35, viagra 000 per term and Upwonya which levies Shs.6,500 per term. He described the act as unacceptable.

The President made the remarks on Monday afternoon while addressing FRONASA veterans and others of different categories at Upwonya Primary school in Atiak sub-county, Amuru district in Acholi Sub-Region.

The President directed the RDC of Amuru district to ensure that all those children who were expelled from school because of non-payment of illegal fees, to immediately resume studies.

President Museveni also warned health workers of Okidi Health Centre 4 to abandon their laxity by reporting to the facility at midday under the pretext of lack of accommodation. He directed the District Medical Officer of Amuru to sort out accommodation problem within two months.

Addressing the gathering and veterans, President Museveni narrated to them the significance of Atiak Zone in the liberation struggle describing it as another originally planned base of FRONASA.

He said a one Latigo and Akena P’Ojok betrayed their clandestine work of ferrying arms from Atiak to Awere that led to the capture of Amos Obwona and John Labeja by Amin’s soldiers.

The two freedom fighters were later publicly executed in Gulu Municipality and Simon Oyet was brutally murdered in Gulu Army barracks.

President Museveni thanked all the people of Atiak for their resilience and unwavering support since that time and introduced the families of the 2 slain heroes to the gathering as well as the survivors and the women who took care of the fighters.

Mr. Museveni pledged to support all the veterans starting with the FRONASA group in opening up income generating activities. He appointed Major Phillip Ocheng Ojera to assist Lt. Col Bosco Omure to monitor the new programme and providing veterans with planting materials like fruit seedlings, improved livestock, hydrofoam brick making machines as well as other needs.

Commenting on the concerns raised by the leaders of the area about land wrangles and trade with the neighbouring South Sudan, President Museveni called on wananchi not to be diverted from the crucial task of wealth creation at the level of individual homes.

On trade, he said the only solution was to build a market at Bibia where traders from both countries would transact their businesses without fear.


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