Thugs Vandalizes Property Worth UGX 3 Billion Irrigation Scheme in Gulu.

Unknown persons on Monday night vandalized properties worth 3 Billion Shillings Irrigation Scheme in Ayweri Village in Paibona Sub County being constructed by government.
Richard Watmon the Paibona Sub County Chairperson says the thugs broke into the 15 acres irrigation scheme area at night and vandalized a nursery bed that was being established to plant vegetables.
The unidentified persons also walked away with several raw materials for the establishment of the nursery bed and the scheme.
The nursery bed was being prepared by David Odiko an agronomist employed by Mat Itam Pit Group who is the primary beneficiary of the scheme.
Watmon says that, Alex Ojera the security guard deployed to protect the site was out of his duty station by the time of the incidence.
Lucy Aloyo the Mat Itam Pit Group chairperson says they will make follow up with police to apprehend the suspects.
The irrigation scheme is expected to enhance agricultural productivity in the area by supplying water from River Abera which is the major tributary of Aswa River.
This is the first major water project in West Acholi after government built Agoro irrigation in East Acholi.
By Emmy Daniel Ojara.Gulu.

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