Amuru Woman MP by-Election – Aftermath.
The Inter Party Coalition (IPC) candidate Lucy Akello has been announced the winner of the Amuru Woman MP by election.
“According to results obtained by radio Rupiny from The Amuru district Electoral Commission Office Lucy Akello got 7420 votes and the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Party Candidate Jane Francesca Amongin Okili (NRM) got 6701 Votes” (Radio Rupiny)
“The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has attributed their defeat in the Amuru parliamentary by elections to the heavy rain and missing names of voters” (..)”Sam Engola the State Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban Development says most of their supporters did not cast votes because they were cut off at home by rain” (…)”He says some of them did not also find their names on the voters register” (Radio Rupiny)
Lucy Akello of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), who was the joint opposition candidate polled 7420 votes against her arch-rival Jane Francesca Amongin Okili of NRM who got 6701 votes