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MPS to visit refugee camps which have southsudan people

The presidential Affairs committee of parliament chaired by Col Fred Mwesigye is set to traverse the Districts affected by the influx of refugees from south Sudan.
This came after one of its members from the affected districts of Ajumani Jessica Ababiku requested the Committee to visit the area, saying that there is insecurity, food shortage and sanitation and is calling for the intervention of Government.
Ababiku says that her District has a total of 17,500 unsettled refugees flowing from S.Sudan into Ajumani at the reception center without facilities which is exerting pressure on the local people.
She said the office of prime minister has not done enough to address the challenges at the ground especially that one of sanitation which she said is likely to cause the outbreak of certain diseases.

Committee Chair Fred Mwesigye said the committee will travel to the west Nile region to assess the problems faced by districts hosting the refugees like Arua, Koboko among others and will present a report to parliament.

Meanwhile Major General Julius Oketta the relief and disaster coordinator office of the Prime Minister and also member of the committee, said government had already taken trouble about the situation in the affected Districts by conducting medical

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