• Oct 13, 2021 . 1 min Read
  • Saleh's stay in Gulu boosted local economy, says Otto

Gen Salim Saleh
Henry Sekanjako
Journalist @New Vision

Former Aruu County MP Odonga Otto has said Gen Salim Saleh's long stay in Gulu City was a boost to the hospitality industry. 

In a Twitter Post, Odonga said Gen Saleh's presence in Gulu City had greatly changed the area.

'Gen Saleh's stay in Gulu City has been a major boost to the local economy, particularly the hotel industry,' Odonga said.

Asking Gen Saleh, who doubles as a Special Presidential Advisor, and Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC), to return to Gulu, Otto said local operators were feeling the pinch of his departure.

'We should invest in tourism, falls, hot springs, golf courses, Fort Patiko, Guru-guru, mount climbing etc. Do come back soon Gen,' Otto Posted.

He said Gen. Saleh's presence in Gulu City since mid-2020, has transformed investment opportunities in the Acholi Sub-region.

His presence turned Gulu into a pilgrim town, drawing all kinds of visitors including government officials, musicians among other classes of people.

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