According to Oyet, the district recorded 1.26 million metric tons of soya beans produced by farmers in the district in 2019 alone. In 2020, the production increased to 1.31 million metric tons and further grew to 1.37 million metric tons in 2021.
Ojok was declared the winner of the elections from Lalogi Sub County headquarters by the Omoro district returning officer Moses Kagona after scoring 14,224 of the total votes cast beating his closest rival Simon Toolit Akecha of National Unity Platform who scored 1,633 votes.
By 7:17 am, voting at Adak Primary School Polling station in Lakwaya Sub-county with 668 registered voters had not yet kicked off as the polling officials were still waiting for voters to witness the ballot boxes.
Moses Kagona, the Electoral Commission Returning Officer for Omoro District says that they intend to start distributing the materials early on Thursday morning to all the 84 polling stations in Omoro County before polling kicks off at 7 Am.
According to Museveni, the money meant to pay people who lost their cattle during insurgencies in Omoro district and Acholi Sub-region and other areas is readily available and urged the locals to disregard the opposition lies.
Onen told Uganda Radio Network in an interview from Opit Town Council on Monday that his manifesto revolves around six key areas amongst them revamping the agriculture, health, and education sectors in Omoro District.
According to Mudong, the checkpoints will help Police to screen people especially those who are strangers and entering Omoro District at the time campaigns are ongoing and a by-election around the corner.
Akecha says they have evidence of NRM party members giving out money to voters in various areas within the constituency where they have been campaigning. He alleges that the majority of those being given money are women who receive about shillings 1 million at every rally.
Lucy Akello, a retired nurse says the majority of the political leaders they elected in the past have offered them empty promises only to get to the helm of leadership adding that they have never returned to them since being voted.
Rosemary Seninde, the National Resistance Movement-NRM Director for Mobilization, Training, and Cadre Development says they have had to shift their campaign programs from morning to the afternoon to favor the farmers.
On the first day of the campaign, NUP accused the National Resistance Movement Party of interfering with its candidate's campaign. The Candidate Simon Toolit Akecha held two rallies in Lakwaya Sub-county. But, he says, all the venues that were pre-booked for his rallies were occupied by locals dressed in NRM t-shirts and holding his rival's campaign posters.
Justine Odong Obiya, the FDC Chairperson in Omoro District was unveiled today afternoon to replace Dick Denis Owani who was allegedly abducted by unknown persons shortly before his nomination. Owani had been lined up for nomination on Thursday.