The Gulu City mayor, Alfred Okwonga, who presented the names of the nominees, said that he carried out a thorough background check on the nominees and is confident that they will perform to the best of their abilities.
Council has approved 12
nominees for appointment to the City Land Board, City Service Commission and Public Accounts
The approved nominees include Arthur Owor as the
Chairman of Gulu City Land Board and Martina Acayo Okello, Dr. Freddy Wathum Oyat
Drinkwater and Patrick Tommy Odida as
Also approved is Michael Ochora as the Chairman of Gulu City Service Commission, Lilly Piloya Okot,
Janet Ayat Nyeko and Boris Canrac as the members of the commission.
The council also
approved Willy Sebastian Okello, Peninah Lamunu, Hellen
Auma Opwonya and George Ocaya Onen
as members of the Public Accounts Committee.
On July 15th, 2021, the council
approved George Obwona as a member of Gulu City Service Commission,
Henry Komakech Kilama as a member of Gulu
City Land Board and Charles Onen as a member of the Public
The Gulu City mayor, Alfred Okwonga, who presented the names of the nominees, said that he carried out a thorough background check on the nominees and is confident that they will
perform to the best of their abilities.
Andrew Ogwetta Otto, the Pece –Laroo Division
North councillor faulted the Mayor for not giving the council ample to deliberate on the nominees in the
council. He said that councillors
learnt about the particulars of the nominees, just thirty
minutes to the council meeting.
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Joyce Alima, the Gulu City Council Speaker
cautioned the nominees against corruption and nepotism while executing their
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Moses Otimong, the Gulu City Clerk says the
minutes of the full council shall be prepared and submitted next week to the
line ministries for final approval of the nominees.