Arua Orders Witchdoctors to Register

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Arua has issued an ultimatum to all witchdoctors to register by November 4th or vacate the district. The directive stems from the recent incidents of child sacrifice and thefts in Arua and its neighboring areas. Sabo Kamilo, Arua district LC 5 vice chairman says that they are concerned over the influx of witchdoctors to the district. Kamilo says that all witchdoctors are required to register with the district Medical officer who is in charge of health matters. // Cue in: iall traditional healers#i Cue out#health of the people.i // Kamilo says that they will carry out a verification exercise of all witchdoctors in the district next week. Veronica Eyotaru, the female district councilor for Manibe sub County want the witchdoctors dismissed because they have become dangerous to the community. // Cue in: iPeople come from#i Cue called witch doctors.i // But Salongo Motomoto, one of the witchdoctors in Arua says that district leadership has no authority to dismiss them. Salongo says that he is legally registered with the National Drug authority.


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