Former FDC member Tolit Akecha Simon fronted as NUP flagbearer for Omoro County by-elections

BY: Eyalama In News, Politics On

Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) member Tolit Akecha Simon has been named as the National Unity Platform (NUP) flag-bearer in the upcoming Omoro County by-election.

The seat fell vacant last month following the death of MP and former Speaker Jacob Oulanyah.

On Monday, the NUP Election Management Committee vetted candidates who expressed interest in carrying the party’s flag for the Omoro County by-election.

The candidates that were vetted include; Alison Ramto Flavia, Kizza Oscar, Ochola Charles, Simon Toolit Akecha, and Secondo Okoth Abok.

[corona country="Uganda" title="Uganda"]

The ruling NRM party also already picked late Oulanyah’s son, Andrew Ojok as their flagbearer. FDC is yet to front any candidate.

The Electoral Commission set May 26, 2022, as the date for the Omoro County by-election. According to the Electoral Commission road map, the nomination of candidates will take place from May 12 to May 13 at Omoro District Council Hall. The campaigns will take place from May 16 to 24.

[corona country="Kenya" title="Kenya"]
Add your comments:

Download Our News App Here

You may also read!

Opposition MP Gilbert Olanya kneels before Museveni as he asks for help to resolve Apaa insecurity

Kilak South Member of Parliament Gilbert Olanya has knelt before President Museveni, asking him to resolve the land disputes

Read More...

Finally, Lubiri High School confirms ownership of “dancing” students in a Midland High School bus.

Lubiri High School has finally owned up that the students who were filmed dancing in the Midland High School

Read More...

Museveni camps in Karamoja to command operations against Karamoja cattle rustlers

President Museveni has set camp in North Eastern Uganda to nip in the bud the threat of re-insurgence of

Read More...

Mobile Sliding Menu