3 months on, refugees-verification-exercise is a success, officials say.

New arrivals, at Omugo, in Rhino camp of South Sudanese refugees. Picture by Ochan Hannington | 26 Feb 2018

OPM-UNHCR on-going biometric verification exercise, which is established with the aim of ascertaining the exact number of refugees in Uganda, is progressing smoothly, officials say. The office of the Prime minister (OPM), which is marred with irregularities, is hoping that the on-going refugee verification exercise will solve the puzzle of alleged inflated figures they are grappling with. The exercise began in March, three months ago. Related story, here:https://training.dw.com/cbn/ugandas-refugee-law-is-admirable-but-the-government-is-marred-with-irregularities/

So far districts of Adjumani, Moyo and Lamwo that host South Sudanese refugees are almost covered. John Unzimai is in Adjumani District, and has this for us: