Ariko, who lost to FDC’s Moses Attan Okia in the Soroti City East Division seat is aggrieved by the ruling of Soroti High Court Judge, Justice Wilson Musene Musalu that reverted Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti City West Division.
The MP is aggrieved by the ruling of Soroti City boundaries that put Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti City West Division. According to Ariko, the two wards were in Soroti City East Division but erroneously annexed to Soroti West Division, something that caused him victory.
The dismissed applications were filed in relations to the election results of Kapelebyong County, Kapelebyong Woman, Gweri County and Soroti County Members of parliament. The Kapelebyong County dispute involved the incumbent, Julius Ocen and newly elected MP, Anthony Esenu.
Achayo, a flag-bearer under the ruling National Resistance Movement- NRM lost to an independent candidate and incumbent, David Abala. According to the results, Abala garnered 8,383 while Achayo got 7,513 votes. In the petition his lawyer, Halid Salim, Achayo contends that Electoral Commission used provisional results from 54 out of 65 polling stations to declare Abala winner.
Achayo is protesting the results announced by Peter Toddu, the Ngora District Returning Officer on January 15th, 2021. Through her lawyer, Halid Salim, Achayo wants a recount of the votes that she argues will be in her favour.
The contention forced residents led by Michael Enyangu Etadu, Robert Onanyang, Stephen Erienyu, Patrick Ejelu and Brian Omoding to seek legal redress after it emerged that some politicians had intentionally altered the boundaries to serve their political interests.
In his ruling on the interim injunction on Thursday, Justice Wilson Masalu Musene said that since electoral activities are on-going, the nomination of candidates may continue provided that the Electoral Commission doesn't alter the boundaries.
Karenga District Local Government, carved out of Kaabong district in July 1st, 2019, has been constructing its headquarters in Kidepo Town Council and the structures are currently at the roofing level.
Court heard that on December 21st 2018 at Juakali in Soroti municipality, Etilu and two others obtained 69 bags of rice from Valence Mujengana, Abraham Kodet and Sam Okiror, all traders in Soroti. All the bags were estimated to cost 30 Million Shillings.
The community has been bickering with Soroti University over the ownership of 110 acres of land which the university allegedly annexed to a chunk of 460 acres initially donated to the institution by Teso College Aloet. The university opened boundaries on the disputed land in 2015, displacing more than 300 families.
Obeele has filed civil suit 4 of 2019 against the university through his lawyers M/s Ogire co. advocates and M/s Opio co. advocates demanding that management pays him his salary for the remaining 27 month of his five year contract he obtained on August 17 2017.
The report dated 2 August 2018, was carried out from April 2018 to June 2018 raises three serious queries where monies amounting to over 1 billion shillings were grossly mismanaged in double payments, to hire lawyers, University contractor and the university secretary in legal damages that were appealed.
Eric Odong, attached to the ICC outreach office in Kampala told a stakeholders meeting in Soroti on Tuesday that the defence team will start its presentation with the opening statement for 5 hours on the 18th September 2018.
Bishop Tukei and his supporters accuse Apostle Julius Peter Oyet of interfering in the leadership of the church with intentions of grabbing its title. Apostle Julius Peter Oyet filed a suit before Soroti Chief Magistrates court for arbitration.