Philip Acidri, the Returning Office declared Ayiko winner of the polls after garnering the majority votes. But Lapyem in his petition described the victory as unconstitutional and contravened Articles 15; 16 and 93 of the Gulu University Guild Constitution of 2012.
The armed personnel comprising of soldiers of the Uganda People's Defense Force (UPDF), Uganda Police Force and Special Police Constables (SPCs) numbering more than 15 in each group have been patrolling the major streets of Gulu City
Preaching to the congregation on New Year’s Day at St Joseph’s Cathedral in Gulu City, Archbishop Dr Odama said peace in 2021 will depend on care and love for one another rather than provocation resulting to loss of lives.
According to Attilio Pacifici the European Union (EU) Ambassador, they are to organize among the embassies forming the EU delegation a Diplomatic Watch, which he described as an exercise of diplomats going around the country monitoring and looking at how the process goes.
In his October 5th circular addressed to all priests and Reverend Fathers, John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu, said Rev. Fr. Charles Onen, the Second Curate of Holy Rosary Parish Catholic Church is no longer allowed to exercise priestly ministry.
Kadaga who is seeking to retain her seat as the National Female NRM Vice-Chairperson was campaigning alongside Mike Mukula, Sam Engola, Moses Kalisa Kalangwa and William Nokrach, the Member of Parliament Representing Persons With Disabilities for Northern Uganda, among others.
She verbally exchanged words with Betty Atim, the Gulu District NRM Women League Chairperson accusing her of taking sides by conniving with the NRM party Electoral Commission to distribute exercise book papers for voters to write the names of their candidates, something she said was confusing to voters.
The warning follows an announcement by The Independent National Electoral Commission CENI on Thursday that it was unable to organize the vote on time, and that the poll would now take place around seven days later. The country should have gone to presidential, Parliamentary and Provincial polls on Sunday December 23rd.
The journalists are Herbert Zziwa and Ronald Muhanga. They were picked by Police on the trail of the campaigns of the Arua Municipality by-election shortly after chaos broke up between rival supporters of National Resistance Movement candidate Nusura Tiperu and independent candidate Kassiano Wadri.