15th July, 2016 will be remembered in the history of Zombo District. Zombo District hosted the Hon. Minister of Local Government. The Minister was accompanied by the Hon. Ministers of State for Northern Uganda, Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny, and Simon D’Ujanga State for Energy.
During his visit, the Minister commissioned three newly created administrative units (Sub-Coun6ties) of Alangi – curved from Kango, Akaa – curved from Zeu and Athuma – curved from Jangokoro. He also planted symbolic trees at the District Headquarter. The three new sub-counties kick started operations on 1st July, 2016. He also commissioned the newly constructed administrative block to house the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer donated to Zombo District by the President during one of his visits. The Minister also laid the foundation stone for Zombo Town Council Office Block.
The District Chairperson, Zombo, presented a Memorandum on behalf of the people of Zombo. Key among the issues presented to the Hon. Minister were; tarmacking of the road connecting Nebbi to Paidha, via Nyapea, Zombo, Zeu, Warr to Arua and Zombo Town Council, Atyak – Warr road, Construction of District Hospital, Construction of the District Police Station, Creation of Paidha Municipality and under staffing in the district.
The function was also attended by top District Leaders including the RDC, DPC, DISO, OC Prisons, Local Council Leaders from the Sub-Counties, the CAO and technical staff and members of the public.