Paul Omer, the Interim Soroti City Mayor and head of Amuriat’s campaign in Teso and Karamoja says that their candidate has very higher chances in the region. He explains that Amuriat has proposed better strategies to improve education and agricultural sectors in the country.
The FDC situation in the region has been made worse by the exodus of all the three party MPs, who have now become independent candidates after internal conflicts following the party’s presidential elections in 2017.
In Bukedea, the Tokor Village Chairperson in Kabarwa Sub County, James Peter Elungat has spent 21 days in cells without trial. He was arrested on allegations of threatening violence on November 30th, 2020.
News of Fr. Mubiru’s return triggered excitement during the ordination ceremony in Mukongoro Parish, Kumi District and later spread to social media where a section of Christians expressed gratitude to Bishop Joseph Oliach Echiru for considering Fr. Mubiru.
Muntu told a campaign meeting in Teso on Thursday that Uganda’s next leadership needs tested persons who will build institutions like the judiciary, parliament, among others to streamline operations in-country.
Julius Arugu, the Project Officer at Public Affairs Centre- PAC Uganda, says he is not seeing the scientific elections working, and wonders how the majority of people especially in the villages will be able to make informed decisions when they don’t have access to internet, electricity, computers, radio stations or Televisions that should relay information from candidates.
Dr Okasai Opolot, the former Director of Crop Science at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries who participated in the establishment of Soroti Fruit Factory said that the factory could be looking for cheaper oranges to save money.
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.
The fallen minister, like Peter Iloot Otai, another Milton Obote State Minister for Defense who breathed his last in London, United Kingdom on January 2nd, 2020 have traces of rebel rebellion against the National Resistance Army- NRA in 1980s. When defeated, went to exile with several others, some of whom have remained in different countries up to date.
Police officers at Amuria Police Station, who preferred anonymity because they are not allowed to speak to the media said that most defilement cases are concealed by the parents as they opt for negotiations with the suspects.
Amuriat says that Soroti, being his home and the genesis of his political career will be best suited for the launch of his historic journey in politics. He was speaking during a radio Talkshow in Soroti district last evening.
According to the report, Katakwi Town Council leads with 190 cases, followed by Magoro with 188, Usuk Sub County 177, Katakwi Sub County 137, Ongongoja Sub County with 115 cases, Ngariam 89, Kapujan 87 and Omodoi 100 while Palam Sub County registered the least number with eleven cases.