NRM’s Lamwaka still leading in Omoro polls



Voting for district leaders in Omoro District has come to an end.

The elections attracted five candidates for LC5 Chairpersonship and ten for Woman Member of Parliament.

By close of the poll at 4pm, no incident of security significance had been registered.

According to the District Returning Officer Denis Obong, tallying of the votes is now ongoing calmly.

According to the votes so far counted, NRM’s Catherine Lamwaka still in the lead for the district Woman MP seat being chased by Grace Pamela Lanyero (DP), Marie Lapolo Shaka (UPC) and Prossy Alanyo Owiny, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and Independents Betty Lalam, Santa Okot, Christine Atimango, Rose Nyapolo, Alice Aneno Oroma and Alice Latigo Akello.

Lamwaka took the lead at Lakwana Sub county polling station with 93 votes followed by Owiny with 17 votes.

She also led at Lukwi A Polling Station with 36 votes while Owiny picked 21 votes.

Lamwaka was still leading at Lukwi Polling Station B, Atyang Primary School Polling Station, Acoyo Polling Station A &B, Barogali Polling Station, Lajwatek Polling Station A & B and Pida Polling Station.

Earlier, Denis Kamugisha, the District Police Commander Omoro had observed a calm security situation.

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah also area MP said the creation of the new district was as a blessing to the locals in terms of improved service delivery.


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