The community herdsmen learnt about the attack moments after they returned home from their respective polling stations on Wednesday, only to discover that the kraals were already empty. They had left their homes to participate in the election of sub-county leaders for the area.
The Electoral Commission nominated three candidates for the LCIII Women Councilors position in West Land A ward. They are Paula Aleng, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate, Beatrice Ayako of National Resistance Movement party-NRM, and Margaret Aneno, an independent candidate.
However, this morning when voters turned up to witness the ballot box opening to kick off the election process in Te-fene and Tecwa polling stations, they were shocked that four names instead of three were on the ballot. The new name was that of Josephine Akello Komakegum, a candidate who lost the recent LCIV female councillors election in West Land A ward.
At Agwata Dog Tangi polling station, voting that was slated to commence at 7 was later delayed after it was realized that ballot papers meant for female council representatives for Agwata and Cubu parish were missing in the ballot box.