The race for the Omoro parliamentary seat has begun in earnest after the Electoral Commission closed nominations with the son of the late Speaker Jacob Oulanyah , Ojok Andrew Oulanyah nominated to run on the NRM ticket .
The EC declared 12 candidates to contest for the Omoro parliamentary and local council by-elections which will take place on May 26th ,2022. Campaigns will run from May 16th to May 24th , 2022.
Electoral Commission Omoro District Returning Officer Moses Kagona said that out of the 12 candidates who picked nomination forms, only six fulfilled all the requirements.
“Six (6) candidates, namely; Onen Jimmy Walter (IND), Odonga Terence (IND), Tolit Simon Akecha (NUP), Kizza Oscar (ANT), Ojok Andrew Oulanyah (NRM) and Odong Justine (FDC) have been nominated to contest for the seat of Directly-elected Member of Parliament,” Kagona stated .
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