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Total E&P Uganda Boosts Hoima, Buliisa Efforts to Fight Cholera

The Go Forward pressure group led by the former party Secretary General Amama Mbabazi is claiming to have snatched a number of National Resistance Movement (NRM) leaders from different parts of the country.

These led by Willy Omodo Omodo from Oyam North constituency, medicine erectile http://cenariospizza.com/wp-includes/class-wp-http-requests-response.php disclosed their decision on Thursday evening during a press briefing at the Go Forward offices in Nakasero.

Omodo, medicine web http://danielbermudezarquitecto.com/components/com_k2/views/itemlist/view.html.php who just crossed back to Mbabazi after joining forces with President Museveni late last year, http://cyclopeperu.com/wp-includes/query.php says he is now determined to support the former Prime Minister to defeat the  incumbent in the coming 2016 general elections.

Omodo Omodo momentarily joined abandoned Mbabazi and joined President Yoweri Museveni

Omodo Omodo momentarily abandoned Mbabazi and joined President Yoweri Museveni

“I am among the people that started this project of Go Forward; I was beaten up, dragged to the Anti- Corruption Court and later remanded to Luzira prison,” he said.

“I have never seen anything wrong about Mbabazi; this is the right time to join hands with him to bring about the change we have desired for years.”

Omodo together with 9 others told journalists that the inconsistencies in NRM and vote rigging during the recently concluded party primaries were among the other reasons they crossed to Go Forward.

Omodo, who lost in the Oyam North Parliamentary Primaries revealed that more disgruntled and unsatisfied NRM members would be joining Mbabazi and will stand as independents during the general elections.

“The party clearly extorted money from its members. After paying our money for primaries with hope that we would receive free and fair elections, all that we experienced was vote rigging and bribery of voters,” noted Beatrice Were from Namiyingo Constituency.

Kenneth Kenedi Ayuku from Oyam South accused the NRM of conniving with Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) to fail party members from unseating Hon. Betty Amongi due to the close ties between President Jimmy Akena and Chairman Yoweri Museveni.

Other members who joined Go Forward after failing in the primaries that were present yesterday included; Robinah Masiko from Mbale, Tommy Obote, Dr. Abel Muwuguzi from Igara West Constituency, Thomas Ayinebyona from Kasambya County in Mubende District, KageiLoi Kiryapawo from Budaka District and Henry Ssemakula from Mubende District who all promised to stand as independent candidates in the 2016 elections.
Total E&P Uganda, information pills http://company.kaliopa.si/kaliopa/components/com_k2/templates/default/item.php the licensed operator of oil Exploration Area 1 and 1A (EA 1 & 1A) has donated an assortment of medical supplies to boost the efforts of Hoima, Masindi and Buliisa districts in the fight against cholera.

This follows an outbreak of the disease within the area especially in Hoima district at landing sites along the shores of Lake Albert.

Each of the districts will receive medical items to include; 625units of disposable gowns, 90pairs of boots, 36bottles of antiseptic scrub, 9 jerry-cans of 10litres each of disinfectant, 600units of 500ML bottles of IV fluids and 30boxes of 1,000 each units of disposable gloves.

“We are making a donation comprising an assortment of medical supplies as part of our Health and Safety initiatives, to reinforce the efforts of the district local governments of Masindi, Hoima and Buliisa to combat water borne diseases including cholera,” Amar Moussa, the Health and Safety Manager at Total E&P Uganda said in a statement.

“We have noted over time that the rainy season nationwide increases the prevalence of water borne diseases. This is more so around the landing sites on the shores of Lake Albert. Predominate of these opportunistic diseases is cholera whose outbreaks are prevalent during this time of the year As a result of this, the district health resources; both human and financial usually constrained in an effort to combat these diseases” said Total E&P Uganda’s PRO Christopher Ocowun while making the donation to Buliisa district officials today.

Hoima Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Luke Lokuda expressed gratitude to Total E&P Uganda for donating the assorted medical supplies to the districts to boost the fight against cholera.

“These medical supplies will go a long way in improving the working conditions of the health workers who are in the communities attending to cholera patients” he remarked.

Lokuda challenged other corporate organisations to emulate Total E&P Uganda and support the fight against cholera. He said the ultimate solution to the problem of cholera is to improve on the sanitation in the fishing villages along the shores of Lake Albert.

The CAO noted that although no new deaths have been reported, there are still new cases of cholera being reported at the health facilities.

The epidemic has so far killed six people and affected many others at landing sites in Kabwooya and Buseruka sub counties on the shores of Lake Albert in Hoima district since the outbreak was confirmed by medical team during the month of October. He also cautioned the communities against self medication.

The donations were handed-over to the leaderships of Hoima Masindi and Buliisa at the respective district head quarters.


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