MP Cecilia Ogwal Saves Polling Materials Driver From Mob

Dokolo District Woman MP Cecilia Atim Ogwal talked the irate mob out of attacking the driver, explaining the importance of solving problems peacefully.
Voting came to a standstill at Angwecibange C Polling Station Angwecibange, in Dokolo District, when the vehicle carrying election materials knocked a Boda Boda cyclist.  

The pickup van registration number UBE 235 R which was transporting the Town Council's Electoral supervisor had just delivered the biometric voter verification machine and ink pad at the polling station. However, while reversing, it collided with a motorcycle registration UEG 812 M.  

Both the rider and his passenger whose identities could not be established at the moment sustained serious injuries on the legs and shoulders. The accident angered the locals who had already camped at the polling station to cast their votes.  They abandoned the polling station and moved to attack the driver whom they accused of being careless.  

The driver was saved by police constables deployed at the polling station and the Dokolo District Woman MP Cecilia Barbara Atim Ogwal who talked the locals out of their intent explaining to them the importance of solving problems peacefully.  

The victims were then rushed to Dokolo HCIV for emergency management.  Voting then resumed after some 45 minutes following the accident. By the time of filing this story, traffic police from Dokolo Central Police station had visited the scene for investigation.