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.
All was well until Olaka tasked the purported defectors to hand over membership cards from their former political parties and attires to prove they were indeed defectors. However, none of the purported defectors had a membership card of the opposition parties they were claiming to be leaving.
Opoka’s brother, who only identified himself as Emmanuel told URN that some people called his brother shortly after parking an ambulance registration number UBA 75 U belonging to Gilbert Olanya in his compound.
Rev. Father Erick Justin Uma, the Curate of Holy Rosary Church in Gulu City in the Archdiocese of Gulu says that the current killings, brutality and inhumane treatment being perpetrated against the civilian population in Uganda currently are saddening.
They used teargas, live bullets and water cannons to disperse the rowdy crowds that were led by Patrick Oboi Amuriat the FDC Presidential Candidate and Betty Aol Ocan the Leader of Opposition in Parliament.
He termed the removing of presidential age limit as greed and raping of the constitution by selfish personalities adding that this is among the key items in his manifestos and what his leadership seeks to address.
The leaders and supporters were all wearing FDC branded T-shirts with pictures of Betty Aol Ocan, Amuriat and Acire, they held a procession within the wall fenced residence led by the UWMFO brass band, they jubilated and ululated, rejoiced, sang songs of victory in the 2021 elections.
Muhanguzi says that he was shocked to learn that Namagembe had documents introducing her to EC as the FDC candidate for Kasangati 1 woman councilor despite the fact that it was never stamped by his office as required by the party constitution.