Serere district elections for sub county chairperson were dominated by NRM which secured eight seats followed by FDC, four seats and two independents.
The Alliance for National Transformation- ANT has won the Pingire
Sub County Chairperson seat in Serere district.
Norbert Ikwarit whoty garnered 2,323 votes against NRM’s John
Robert Etieu with 1,455 and FDC’s John Daniel Opurusi who trailed with 422
votes. Ikwarit is the second person to win a seat in Serere district
after Simon Ocamute who won District Councilor seat for Ochapa Town Council
during the LCV election.
Serere district elections for sub-county chairperson were
dominated by NRM which secured eight seats followed by FDC, four seats and two
Only two incumbent sub-county chairpersons retained seats across Serere
district. They include John Esadu, an independent for Kyere Sub County and
George William Oumo of FDC in Kyere Town Council.
In Kaberamaido district, only four incumbents retained their seats. They
include FDC’s Charles Kennedy Ojuku and Paul Ewoyu of Ochero and Aperikira Sub
Counties respectively and NRM’s Francis Ecolu and Moses Esemu of Kaberamaido
and Kobulubulu Sub Counties.
The other five sub-counties were taken by new entrants. Ochero Town Council and
Okile Sub County had independents; Raymond Enyaru and Isaac Engwau
respectively. FDC won Orimai Sub County which was taken by Patrick Epilu while
NRM won Alwa Sub County and Kaberamaido Town Council. Alwa was taken by John
Odongo and Kaberamaido Town council taken by Shika Shika Idi.
In Kumi district, only three sub-county chairpersons retained seats. They
include Charles Aisu, an independent for Ongino Sub County, NRM’s Aziz Abdul
Ongodia of Kumi Sub County and FDC’s Stephen Odongo of Mugongoro Sub County.
The other 15 sub-counties including two divisions in Kumi
Municipality had new faces. NRM won eleven slots while others were taken by
The NRM victors in Kumi LCIII race were David Ogira of Kanapa Sub
County, John Justine Akol of Ongino Town Council, Simon Shane Malinga of Kadami
Sub County, Gilbert Max Okou of Nyero Sub County, John Bosco Emenyat of South
Division and David Esele of North Division. The others are Ben Ochilakol of
Tisai Sub County, Joseph Ayedeke of Mukongoro Town Council, Patrick Ekoot of
Atutur Sub County, Musa Akol of Kanyum Sub County and Joseph Orem of Ogooma Sub
In Bukedea District, NRM won nine out of 13 LCIII seats. FDC won
only Bukedea Sub County while Kongunga Town Council, Aligoi and Aminit sub-counties
won by independent candidates.
The district had only five incumbent sub-county chairpersons retain
seats in Kangole, Kocheka, Kongunga, Kamutur and Kidongole sub-counties.
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