Beatrice Anywar says that being appointed Minister in the NRM government has also widened her opportunities to solicit for her people in the district and Acholi sub-region as a whole. Anywar was appointed a State Minister for Environment in December last year.
In Chua East Constituency, a 29-year-old former primary school teacher and radio presenter contesting on an independent ticket has already shown interest to run against Oryem. Robinson Onen Acen joins three others, Silver Otim, Charles Onen all independent candidates and Godffrey Luwa on NRM ticket in the race for Chua east constituency.
The prayers were held under a theme derived from 2 Corinthians 12:1, highlighting the strength of taking pleasure in infirmities, reproaches, necessities, persecutions and distresses for Christ's sake.
Parliament on Thursday convened Inter-denominational prayers marking the beginning of the Fifth and last Session of the Tenth Parliament under the theme “For When I am Weak, then I am Strong” derived from 2 Corinthians 12:10.
Three Parliament Chaplains including the Anglican Chaplain Rev. Canon Christine Shimanya, the Catholic Chaplain Rev. Fr. Ponsiano Kawesa and the Imam of Parliament Al-hajj Adbulatif Ssebagala led the prayers in which legislators prayed for peaceful 2021 general election and the end to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Justice Byabakama says that the choice for one to become an observer is entirely theirs and that if, because of the prevailing circumstances, one is not able to able to, it does not stop the election from taking place.