June 18, 2024

Mp Akena warns men against women battering

By Isaac Okello (isaac.okello@vol.co.ug)


Lira City East Division MP Jimmy James Michael Akena Obote has cautioned men against battering women.

Akena Obote who was the chief guest at the belated women’s day celebrations for Lira City held at Lira Town College grounds Yesterday said it is uncultured for men to beat up their wives.

Lira City mayor, Sam Atul asked the people of Lira city to embrace the Parish Development Model program to improve their livelihood.

Lira City East Division mayor, George Okello Ayo called for unity among women for development.

Lira Resident City Commissioner, Lawrence Egole said for people have so far been arrested for mismanaging3 9 million shillings EMYOOGA funds.

Egole warned that whoever will be implicated in mismanagement of Emyooga and Parish Development Model funds will be arrested and followed with the law.

The chairperson NRM Women Council for Lira City Dinah Abua called for establishment of a remand home in Lira City to cater for juvenile offenders..