Although she is not new to parliament, Nakwang has an uphill task to prove her relevance to the constituents, who had ejected her from the house in 2017, in a by-election that followed the nullification of the 2016 results over voter bribery and other election malpractices.
Paul Bukenya, the Senior Communications Officer with the Electoral Commission says voting was delayed because of late arrival of the first five voters to witness opening of the ballot boxes He also revealed that there was some interference by weather due to early morning drizzles.
The Kaabong Woman MP seat fell vacant after Rose Lilly Akello opted for the new Karenga district that became operational on July 1. Three people have so far expressed interest in the seat. They are Christine Tubo Nakwang, Agnes Napiyo and Ahmad Fardoza.
Dr. Odoi urged the candidates to exercise discipline by following the laws and regulations of the campaigns under the NRM party. He said that candidates will hold joint campaigns from August 17th- 24th, 2019 before the elections slated for August 26th.