The opposition Forum Democratic Change-FDC
Party leaders and supporters, have reiterated their decision to defy the Covid-19
preventive guidelines issued by the Health Ministry, saying they are aimed at
curtail their efforts to take power in the country.
Patrick Oboi Amuriat, the FDC Party President, says the
restriction are meant to curtail opposition party activities at the expense of
the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Party.
this during the celebration of the reunion between Reagan Ronald Okumu and
Christopher Acire, both senior FDC party members who have been at logger heads
since the 2016 Aswa County parliamentary elections.
Acire lost to Okumu, which triggered a feud the
two politicians. The ceremony was held at Acire’s residence in Laliya Parish in
Layibi-Bardege Division Gulu City attracted over 400 party officials and
Amuriat, who neither wore a face mask nor observed
social distancing, was accompanied by other party leaders including Betty Aol
Ocan, the Leader of Opposition, Michael Lakony, Amuru LC 5 Chairperson, Reagan
Ronald Okum, Aswa County MP and PP Ojara Okin, the Chairperson Acholi
The FDC party officials cut, rejoiced, and
danced to their party tunes as they claim to be victorious in the 2021 general
elections. URN brings you the story in pictures.