In his ruling on Friday, Justice Vincent Emmy Mugabo dismissed the petition on grounds that Engola did not prove that any illegality or offences were committed in the election by Odur or the Electoral Commission.
On Tuesday, the petition was dismissed by Justice Vincent Emmy Mugabo on grounds that Aliro and her witnesses who swore affidavits did not produce evidence that they are registered voters of Lira District.
Through his lawyer, Joe Adoko, Aliro asked Justice Vincent Emmy Mubago to direct Post Bank Uganda to provide Auma’s bank statement covering the period between July 2020 to February 2021 for inspection to confirm whether she reimbursed all the money she received as RDC.
Appearing before Justice Emmy Vincent Mugabo on Tuesday, Ogwang’s lawyer Daniel Odongo from Okwi and Company Advocates informed the court that they reached an agreement to have the petition withdrawn from court without cost.
Daniel Omara Atubu, a former contestant for the Otuke East MP race and former Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development explained that allowing security personnel to participate in the electoral process undermines the constitution.
At two years, Auma lost her father; Major General David Oyite Ojok, a man who commanded one of the forces that overthrew President Idi Amin Dada in 1979 and later became Chief of Staff of the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA).
At many polling stations in Lira, the voting activity has not yet started because there are no voters. The polling assistants and agents are seated hoping that any time, voters will walk in and exercise their right.
Martin Odur, the Lira Ghetto Chairperson said only a few members were picked to represent the rest of the Ghetto Youths due to the Covid_19 SOPs.
According to Odur, they were forced to quit NUP because its party president is playing a game and has no clear agenda for not only the youths but Uganda as a whole.
Tonny Olanya Olenge, the former head of mobilization for NUP in Northern Uganda who defected to the NRM early this week came under fire from Bosco Ocira Lawino alias Snoop, the former NUP head of mobilization for Nwoya district who also defected to NRM last week.
Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng who declared to the masses that Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been successfully nominated as a presidential candidate called upon everyone to vote for him come 14th February 2021.
Almost 40 years after the death of General David Oyite Ojok, three members of his family are in the running for different political positions in Lango sub region. Linda Agnes Auma, a daughter, is now the official NRM party flag bearer for Lira District Woman MP after winning in the Primaries on Friday, September 4. Her young sister Vicky Atim wants to represent Loro Sub County in Oyam District Council. Unlike Auma, Atim wants to carry the UPC flag. The two are joined by Shakila Among, a granddaughter of Oyite Ojok, who is in another political contest to represent the Youth in Lira City Council.