SEPTEMBER 21, 2009: ID's Recieve Iron Sheets

IDPs Receive 7,600 Iron Sheets

By Justin Moro

Kampala — A TOTAL of 255 former internally displaced persons and residents of Atiak, Pabbo, Lamogi and Amuru sub-counties in Amuru district have received 7,620 iron sheets. Each of the beneficiaries got 30 iron sheets as part of their resettlement package.

The chairman of the distribution committee, Herbert Ogwal, told the beneficiaries that the district received 14,883 iron sheets from the Prime Minister's office in 2006 as part of the resettlement package.

 Ogwal, who is also the district internal security officer, said this was a pledge by President Yoweri Museveni in 2006 towards the settlement of the internally displaced persons who have returned to their homes.

The distribution exercise was launched by Amuru resident district commissioner Edwin Yakobo Komakech on Monday in Atiak sub-county.

About 134 beneficiaries have so far received 3,990 iron sheets in Atiak and Pabbo sub-counties. In Lamogi and Amuru sub-counties, 122 former IDPs received 3,630 iron sheets...