Rosemary Seninde, the National Resistance Movement-NRM Director for Mobilization, Training, and Cadre Development says they have had to shift their campaign programs from morning to the afternoon to favor the farmers.
vying for the Omoro County Parliamentary seat have re-adjusted their campaign
schedules to favor local farmers in the area. This follows the low turn up of
their supporters, on the first two days of the campaigns.
Six candidates were nominated for the by-election but the majority faced
hurdles mobilizing their supporters in the morning hours to attend their
On Monday, the National Resistance Movement Flag bearer Andrew Ojok Oulanyah
had to spend close to half an hour waiting for residents to convene for his
maiden rally in Te-olam Village in Odek Sub-county.
Ojok acknowledged to Uganda Radio Network-URN in an interview that the current
farming season has affected the turn-up of supporters but noted that it was
only on the first day. He lauded his supporters for the sacrifice they are
making amidst their busy schedules to attend the rallies.
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Rosemary Seninde, the National Resistance Movement-NRM Director for
Mobilization, Training, and Cadre Development says they have had to shift their
campaign programs from morning to the afternoon to favor the farmers.
with the limited time left to the by-election, they are currently holding up to
five rallies every day yet they all start in the afternoon.
“It’s true that…
people the truth.”//
the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate says they have equally re-adjusted
their campaigns schedules from morning to midday when the farmers have finished
attending to their gardens.
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with just a few days left to the elevation, campaigning only in the afternoon
will greatly have a negative impact on their campaign coverage.
“It is a…
out:…even your language.”//
Akecha, the National Unity Platform-NUP flag bearer says unlike when they tried
to campaign in the morning on the first day, they have had to reschedule their
campaigns in the afternoon to allow farmers to concentrate in their gardens.
he supports agriculture, particularly the production of cash crops and notes
that he has already secured a contract that will see him buying soya beans from
farmers in Omoro district at 3,500 shillings per kilogram.
“we have adjusted…
out:…chase away poverty.”//
candidates in the Omoro County Parliamentary race are Oscar Kizza, the Alliance
for National Transformation-ANT flab bearer, Terrence Odonga, and Jimmy Walter
Onen all on independent tickets.
campaigns are expected to end on May 24 with the by-election scheduled for May
26 according to the Electoral Commission road map.
Omoro County Parliamentary seat fell vacant on May 20 following the death of
a former member of Parliament and Speaker of Parliament Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah
from Seattle in the United States of America-USA.