SERERE: Serere district local government in Teso sub region has turned to be one of the most dangerous district in Teso interms of poisoning staff working at the district. This follows the death of the district planer Francis Otwal and his death has allegedly been attributed to have been poisoned.
Otwal now becomes a second person to die mysteriously in Serere district local government after the district community development officer who also died the same way Otwal died.
As other officials went from Serere district to participate in sending off of Otwal in his home village in Asamuk sub county in Amuria district, a group of the concerned residents and district staff pinned written notices accusing some top district bosses of the same.
After the death of Mr Otwal the, burial program, was to take the body to the district Hall for public viewing but the family refused the body to be taken to Serere due to speculations, that Otwal was poisoned by his work mates. Mr.Stephen Ocola the district LCV chairperson of Serere could not hide anything and said the people who could be behind the poisoning of the hardworking planer must be brought to book.
“We are going to arrest them and make them test their own poison if they think it’s sweat,”he said.
Joseph Odeke one of the residents said its shocking to note that officials at Serere district local government were the ones promoting poisoning of staffs something he said was disturbing the community.
“This just office fighting, but why kill, for us the people of Serere want hardworking people now eliminating such people in the society is just directly failing Serere,”he said
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