The elections that were initially scheduled for Saturday were halted after photos of one of the candidates Alfred Anyama Berliner appeared on the ballot paper with the National Unity Platform (NUP) party red beret. Anyama is a fourth-year medical student at the University.
Charles Okello, the Agoro Sub ward councilor where the open graves are found, says that the community was equally angered by their abandonment. He disclosed that the deceased’s nephews he identified as Charles Odong and Otum died mysteriously and another suffered a mental breakdown, something he says was largely attributed to the anger of the spirits of the deceased’s couple.
In his petition filed through his lawyers of Elau & Ochom Advocates and legal consultants at the Gulu High Court on Monday, Kizza contends that the Electoral Commission’s decision to nominate Ojok is in total violation of the Parliamentary act 2002.
In his Sunday homily at Holy Rosary Church, Reverend Father Uma, said that the President`s statement is not welcome noting that it is an indication of not being mindful of the suffering people amidst ululations, cheers, and handclaps from the congregation.
Until his father’s demise, little or nothing was known about Ojok’s political ambitions in his native home district of Omoro or around the country. The 32-year-old had spent most of his career working as an Information and Technology professional at the National Information Technology Authority -Uganda (NITA-U) and other organizations.
The source revealed that the President told the aspirants that Oulanyah had not finished his term in Parliament and in the interest of mourning as his family requested, his son be allowed to go unopposed.
Otim says that he never genuinely supported President Museveni and had been all along pretending as an NRM loyalist to postpone a plot to kill him. He however didn’t mention those who were behind the plot.
The former presidential candidate said that several politicians in the country are taking advantage of the demise of former Speaker Jacob Oulanyah to create hatred, especially between the Acholi and Buganda.
Geoffrey Matovu, the Regional Inspectorate Officer in Gulu told URN in an interview that it would a double expenditure if the districts in Acholi Sub–Region use money from the government vote to contribute to the funeral since Oulanyah will be accorded a state funeral.
The district embarked on plans to relocate its headquarters to Awach Town council in 2020 on a 104 acres’ piece of land donated by the community. This was shortly after the then Gulu Municipal council attained city status.
the Umeme Managing Director, Selestino Babungi, says that they are distressed with over a quarter-million applicants whom they can’t connect because the Government has not honoured its obligation of providing the vital fund.
While delivering the ruling on Monday from the Gulu High Court, Npalo Nasulu Hussein the Deputy Registrar, Gulu High Court said that Ojera`s petition lacked substance. He dismissed the petition with costs.
According to Justice Asiimwe, Komakech wrongly addressed his resignation to the Executive Director of Butabika Hospital instead of addressing to the Permanent Secretary Health Service Commission by the fact that he is a pensionable public servant, as in accordance to the Public Service Standing Order.