In the report, Labeja is also tasking Gulu City Council to pay him nine months’ accumulated subsidy totaling to 8,190,000 shillings and 1,590,000 shillings’ emolument for a month, and that his former deputy Pauline Lukwai also owes the council shillings 21,048,000 which includes salary arrears, subsidy and emoluments.
Alfred Okwonga, the new Gulu City Mayor, says that he is wondering why the Town Clerk has failed to take action against the former Mayor for failing to hand over the office, saying that he is finding it extremely hard to work since he doesn’t know where to start from.
The cases were registered between September 12th last year and January 20th this year. They include unlawful assembly contrary to section 65 and 66 of the Penal Code Act, defacing of campaign posters contrary to section 78(2) of the Presidential Election Act, defamation and inciting violence.
Lapyem demanded fresh elections over allegations of irregularities. He claimed that the election was unconstitutional and breached Articles 15, 16 and 93 of the Gulu University Guild Constitution of 2012.
On Tuesday, Obete declared Lumumba elected with 2,636 votes while Ogwette came second with 2,594 votes. This prompted dozens of Ogwette’s supporters and DP leaders led by the Gulu Municipality Member of parliament, Lyandro Komakech to lead a procession in the streets of Gulu City.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the postmortem conducted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital morgue indicates that a chemical substance was found in the deceased’s body.
The Senior Supervisor for Laroo -Pece Division in Gulu City Richardson Tabu, 29, disappeared on Friday evening when he went out to buy supper for his colleagues who were caught up in the office located in Senior Quarters in Gulu City.
The candidates addressed dozens of journalists, presenters, talk show hosts from various media houses within Gulu City and revelers squeezed at the small back section of Franklin Hotel`s lodge where they promised them monetary and material benefits once they secure for them victories by mobilizing voters for them in the general elections.
The Deputy Speaker who is also the NRM Vice Chairperson for Northern Uganda and himself defected from UPC to NRM in 2006, explained that the alleged people are using their purported defections as enterprising avenues for money making.