In 48 Sub Counties and Town Councils in the districts Amuru, Nwoya, Omoro and Gulu, NRM took 24 seats while independent candidates scooped 12 seats. The Democratic Party –DP and Forum for Democratic Change –FDC took six positions each in the Sub –Counties and Town Councils across the four districts.
According to Odong, he decided to secure his life and that of his family following what has been happening across the country with security personnel arresting and torturing opposition supporters and candidates.
Surrendering to NRM, Bosco Ocitti Lawino revealed that he and the other new converts shall start serious mobilization for President Museveni so that he sweeps all the votes in Nwoya against NUP’s Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi who they initially paid allegiance to.
The Renewed Uganda’s flag bearer says his government will devise plans to build low-cost modern housing units with iron sheets that will be more durable for all families in post-war rural Acholi communities as affirmative action to redevelop the region.
While in Adjumani Town Council, Tumukunde arrived at around 1:30 p.m. ready to address voters from Cesia Primary School playground in Adjumani Town Council but the campaign venue was empty for several minutes until he drove out of the town as he waved at residents who were instead concentrating on their business.
Mao who was addressing hundreds of voters from Koch -Goma Sub -County in Nwoya district on Monday noted that voters in Acholi should not also elect him because his father comes from Acholi land but rather his leadership experience since childhood.