According to the election results, Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party won five seats in the entire Lango sub-region. The ruling National Resistance Movement won three seats, Forum for Democratic Change-FDC won one seat and only one Independent candidate sailed through the race successfully.
Bishop Olwa in his message, asked the congregation to vote president Museveni for appointing some people in Lango in top government positions. Olwa accused some NRM supporters in Lango for failing to mobilize voters for Museveni. He noted that voting for Museveni will open doorways for development in Lango.
Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng who declared to the masses that Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been successfully nominated as a presidential candidate called upon everyone to vote for him come 14th February 2021.
Dr Aceng who was selected unopposed during the NRM primary election will now be facing Hon. Joy Atim Ongom, the incumbent Lira District Woman MP who was nominated yesterday, and Anna Okullo under Alliance for National Transformation party.
During the primaries, Auma garnered 9,686 against 7,250 votes collected by her closest rival, Florence Ongina Adupa. The Lira District NRM Registrar, Moses Okello Auma was declared winner of the Lira Woman NRM party flag.
Rt. Rev Wanok was on Sunday addressing the Christians after a virtual mass in which he preached love and unity among both politicians and voters. He wondered why people embrace violence and hatred amongst themselves instead of wholly loving each other.
The supporters, among them, candidates who had competed for the party flag for the various district local government positions had gathered at the NRM office located at Wigweng village, Ojwina Division in Lira City East on Friday evening as tallying took place.
High Court Judge Jessica Naiga presided over a hearing challenging Engolas election as a Member of Parliament for Oyam North constituency and kicked Engola out of parliament for lack of requisite academic qualifications.
Justice Wilson Musene Masalu said by the time of his nomination, Acon was in possession of the minimum required academic standards for MP as provided for under Article 801 of the Parliamentary elections Act
Lira High Court Resident Deputy Registrar Cissy Mudhasi says court will, on Thursday, examine the basis for the order by the Chief Magistrate and establish whether it was done in accordance with the law.
Hearing of an election petition against the Dokolo County, Felix Okot Ogong started on Friday with his lawyers demanding the dismissal of the petition with costs, citing several irregularities in filling.