The Iteso Cultural Union deputy prime minister, John Dewit Oryokot, said in a statement the Government must uproot the settlers urgently.
This call followed a call by Teso Paramount chief Papa Emorimor Augustine Osuban for the immediate evacuation of the pastoralists.
They appealed to the Government to close all displaced peopleâ€™s camps in Teso and resettle the people.
â€œThe government must ensure that the Karimojong are disarmed and cause peace and unity between the people of Teso and Karamoja,â€ the statement said.
They also demanded the government honours a pledge to grant Tororo-Teso and Pallisa-Teso district status in accordance with the the 1947 borders.
Meanwhile, MP for Kapelebyong county, Johnson Malinga has challenged the Government to immediately evict the pastoralists from wetlands. He said the herdsmen should live with the rest of the indigenous people and not in isolated wetlands.
He said if the Government did not act immediately, Teso people would assume that the â€˜invasionâ€™ of the wetlands in the region was planned by the government. Malinga was speaking in Soroti town.
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