EC Declears Andrew Ojok Oulanyah Winner Of Omoro County By-election

Posted on May 26, 2022
By LTAuthor


NRM's Andrew Ojok Oulanyah has been declared winner of the Omoro County by-election parliamentary seat after beating five of his contenders in the race to replace his deceased father and former Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah. 

Oulanyah's son, Ojok garnered 14,224 votes while his closest contender, Mr Simon Toolit Akecha of the National Unity Platform (NUP) got 1,633 votes, according to the Electoral Commission.

Mr Terence Odonga (Independent) came third with 532 votes out of the 17, 069 valid votes cast on Thursday. He was followed by Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate, Mr Justine Odong who scored 529 votes. 
Mr Walter Jimmy Onen (Independent) got 88 votes while the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) candidate, Mr Oscar Kizza trailed with  63 votes

Ojok has become the replacement of his father Jacob Oulanyah died who on March 20, 2022 in  Seattle, Washington, United States barely a year after being voted Speaker of the 11th Parliament.


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