The Electoral Commission has announced the names of twelve candidates who have been officially nominated to run in the by-elections for Parliamentary and Local Government Councils in Omoro County, Omoro District.
The nomination process began on Thursday, May 12th, and ended on Friday, May 13th, at the Omoro District Council Hall in Omoro.
Mr. Moses Kagona, the District Returning Officer, presided over the exercise.
Six (6) candidates have been nominated to run for the seat of Directly-elected Member of Parliament: Onen Jimmy Walter (Independent), Odonga Terence (Independent), Tolit Simon Akecha (National Unity Platform), Kizza Oscar (Alliance for National Transformation), Ojok Andrew Oulanyah (National Resistance Movement), and Odong Justine (Forum for Democratic Change).
Andrew Ojok Oulanyah, one of the Omoro County Contestants
Lalam Florence (National Resistance Movement), Lawino Franka (Independent), Aneka Christine Teopista (Uganda People’s Congress), Ayo Mercy (Forum for Democratic Change), and Laboi Margret (National Unity Platform) have all been nominated to run for the position of District Woman Councillor in the Lalogi/Lakwaya Electoral Area.
Oryema Terence (National Resistance Movement) was proclaimed elected unopposed to represent Acet Town Council as a Male Councillor for Older Persons.
Campaign meetings will be place from Monday, May 16th, to Tuesday, May 24th, 2022, with polling on Thursday, May 26th, 2022.