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President Museveni summons Omoro County NRM aspirants

By Rosette Nandutu,

President Museveni has summoned NRM party aspirants eyeing the Omoro County MP seat.

So far, eleven people have expressed interest to replace the late Jacob Oulanyah,four of the aspirants coming from the NRM party.

They include the Omoro LCV chairperson Douglas Peter Okello alias Okao, Omoro District Speaker Richard Bongowat Luganya, Oulanyah’s son Andrew Ojok, and Oulanyah’s former campaign manager Ben Acellam.

Denis Kidega, the Omoro District NRM party chairperson said the aspirants were summoned for planning purposes and how to secure victory during the elections.

Kidega who is in Kampala with the four aspirants added that the meeting scheduled for today seeks to create harmony and build consensus for a preferred candidate.

However, local leaders and voters in Omoro including David Apire and Richard Alima of Lalogi sub county have asked for peaceful campaigns and subsequent elections.

The Omoro County seat fell vacant following the death of Speaker Oulanyah on March 20, 2022, in Seattle in the United States of America.