Speaking at the last campaign rally in Iceme Town Council on Tuesday, Museveni praised the late Engola for his leadership, promotion of peace, and dedication to development. He emphasized the need for a vibrant leader like Engola in Oyam North.
The chairperson of the NRM Electoral Commission Dr Tanga Odoi declared Engola Okello the winner with 532 votes representing 62.3 percent of the total votes cast, against his opponent Queen Dorothy Amolo who had 322 votes.
Willy Omodo-Omodo, one of the candidates, has called for unity among all aspirants to foster reconciliation among the people of Oyam. He emphasized that whoever is elected must prioritize the interests of the community.
This has not gone down well with Oulanyah. While addressing the NRM leaders, Oulanyah blamed the delayed compensation of the Lango war claimants on the office of the Attorney General, which he accused of coming up with unnecessary bureaucracies.
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).
Edith Basalirwa, the Kwania District Police Commander said the suspects defrauded Lydia Abuk, who represents Persons with Disability- PDWs at Aduku Town Council Shs.3.5 million, and two unidentified politicians from Inomo Sub County shs. 4.5 million.