The office of the Speaker, deputy and Executive Committees were created under the KCCA Amendment Act 2020. The Speaker and Deputy are elected from councilors at the Authority and divisions respectively.
Speaking to his supporters in Padibe Town Council, Amuriat, said land has long been a problem in Acholi, arguing that the current regime has done less to guarantee it’s safety for the locals. Amuriat said once in office, he will extend the land rights to locals and empower them with the land laws.
Mbidde, who seeks to unseat Mathias Mpuuga said that he held a meeting with Mao and they agreed to take parallel positions on the choice of the presidential candidate, adding that he had opted to go with Kyagulangyi, the ‘new kid on the block’.
Tumukunde, who was speaking at the launch of his manifesto at Boma grounds in Fort Portal on Tuesday, said that the people of Tooro Sub-region contributed much to the liberation struggle that ushered in the current government but has not benefited much.
Posters and banners belonging to contestants such as Presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat Oboi of FDC, Robert Mugabi of Alliance for National Transformation - ANT and Lyandro Komakech of Democratic Party – DP, Caesar Rubangakene of National Unity Platform – NUP were defaced and confiscated.
Amuriat was intercepted in Kitgum Matidi Sub County and driven at breakneck speed by the police through Kitgum Municipality after deviating from his planned route issued by police to his new campaign venue in Lamwo district.
In 2018, High Court in Soroti awarded each war victim five million shillings as compensation in addition to the property lost. Each lost cow was valued at 900,000, goat and sheep at 150,000 each and pig at 250,000 Shillings each for compensation.
While Tumukunde was addressing a rally at Rubona Playground in Bunyangabu district on Monday, farmers told him that they are not benefiting from agriculture because they sell their produce without any value added to them.
Annet Muyama, a resident of Nabweya Sub County, says marriage is a sign of respect and responsibility, saying they cannot entrust someone who isn’t married because they can easily abandon the constituency when they get married elsewhere and deny them representation.