In a press conference held at Timisha Hotel in Soroti City on Monday, Mao said that although government through President Yoweri Museveni has promised to compensate the people in Teso over the years in vain, the compensation shouldn’t be the goodwill of one individual but the responsibility of government to the people of Teso.
Walter Livings Tooroma, the incumbent Kitgum Municipal Council Mayor who is running for a second term in office says he has been saved from high competition given the fact that politics is highly commercialized.
Lukwago left the country on November 24th to seek further treatment at the hospital after he had been diagnosed with acute anaphylaxis, a severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that experts say can occur within seconds or minutes of exposure to something one is allergic to.
“In view of the foregoing, the Commission, under MIN. COMP 209/2020, resolved that candidate Mwaka Charles was eligible to be nominated and, accordingly, the Commission reversed the decision of the Returning Officer, Pader Electoral District, in rejecting the nomination papers of the complainant.” Reads part of the letter.
According to the data, Jinja Division North has the highest number of independents with 12 candidates followed by Samia Bugwe County North with 11 independents and Kigulu County South with 10 Independents. Others are Bbale County, Nakawa West, Kigulu North with 9 independent candidates each.