Gulu Town Runs Short Of Hand Hoes
The demand for hand hoes went up in Acholi sub region in the past few days following the presidential directive banning non-food-stores from operating.
The price of a hand hoe in Gulu town was selling at 12,000 shillings.
However, most shops in Gulu town dealing in hand hoes have run out of stock.
In Atiak sub county, Amuru district, by Monday, no single shop was having any stock. The price also went up from 10,000 shilling to 15,000 shillings.
Patrick Oola Lumumba, the proprietor of Pur Lonyo farmers Ltd says they are unable to bring more stock following a ban on non-food-stores from opening.