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Andrew Ojok sworn in as Omoro County MP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Andrew Ojok was on Tuesday sworn in as the Omoro County MP. Last month, Ojok of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party was declared the winner of the Omoro County by-election after garnering 14,224 votes. He replaces his father, the late Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah …

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Andrew Ojok wins Omoro County by-election

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party candidate Andrew Ojok Oulanyah has been declared the winner of the Omoro County by-elections. Ojok replaces his father Jacob Oulanyah, the former Speaker of Parliament who died in March in Seattle, USA due to cancer. Ojok was declared the …

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EC dispatches voting materials ahead of Omoro by-election

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has dispatched polling materials that will be used in the Omoro County by-election on Thursday. The materials include registers, ballot boxes, ballot papers, Biometric Voter Verification Kits, and basins among others. Moses Kagona, the Electoral Commission returning officer for Omoro district says …

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Mugisha Muntu calls for peaceful election in Omoro county

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party president, Rtd. Gen. Mugisha Muntu has called for a peaceful by-election in Omoro County. Elections for the Omoro County Member of Parliament are scheduled for May 26th, 2022. Six candidates are vying for the position. They include; Andrew …

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Police intensify security operations ahead of Omoro by-election

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have mounted a number of checkpoints and deployed security personnel along major roads within Omoro district to beef security ahead of the Omoro County Parliamentary by-election. The checkpoints are visible within Opit town council and along roads connecting Opit town council to Lalogi …

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FDC fronts new candidate for Omoro county by-election

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum For Democratic Change-FDC party has fronted a new candidate for the Omoro County Parliamentary by-election, just a day after the first one went missing. Justine Odong Obiya, the FDC chairperson in Omoro district was unveiled today afternoon to replace Dick Denis Owani who was …

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DP pulls out of Omoro County parliamentary race

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party (DP) has pulled out of the Omoro County Parliamentary by-election. The move came shortly after Godwin Okello, a DP aspirant withdrew his candidature from the race on Tuesday. Okello was the only aspirant who publicly expressed interest to vie for Omoro County …

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FDC endorses flag bearer for Omoro county by-election

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dick Denis Owani is the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate for the Omoro county parliamentary by-election. The party leaders say Owani was endorsed following a consensus reached between him and another aspirant Terrence Odonga, on Sunday in Omoro town council. The Chua West Member …

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Opposition proposes joint candidate in Omoro by-election

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition is mooting plans to nominate a joint candidate to contest with the National Resistance Movement party candidate in the Omoro county parliamentary by-election. This comes a day after President Museveni picked 32-year-old Andrew Ojok Oulanyah, the eldest son of the former legislator and Speaker …

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