BY GEORGE EMURON
BUKEDEA: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 08, 2021
The district chairperson bukedea Moses Olemukan has tasked the office of the district health officer to speed up on the payment of covid19 facilitation funds of Village Health Teams – VHTs
Mr. Olemukan today’s morning during an engagement meeting with the district health officer in his office, he said many complaints from the village health teams together with village covid19 task force headed by the local council one tabled to his office complaining that their facilitation has been delayed.
“We are very aware that each village health team is to get one hundred and fifty thousand and LC1 and his committee to get one hundred thousand, why is this money delayed to reach them”, said Olemukan.
Olemukan added directing the DHO to speed up paying the VHT’s without wasting any time.
Stephen Ikodet the district health office Bukedea says the payment of the VHT’s is ongoing and Bukedea having sixteen sub counties, only one sub county has not been paid and they hope by Friday all the VHT’s for the entire district will be paid.
“we want apologize for the delays because we agreed to conduct smart work of paying the VHT’s, as we speak its only one sub county which is bukedea sub county has not received money but we hope within Friday, we would have widen up with all VHT’s payments”, said Ikodet.