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EC: Candidates For Omoro By-Election Complied With Nomination Requirements

EC Spokesperson, Paul Bukenya

The Electoral Commission has finalised hearing of complaints that were raised in respect of ineligibility of candidates Tolit Simon (NUP); Odong Justine (FDC); Kizza Oscar (ANT); Onen Jimmy Walter (IND); Odonga Terence (IND) and Andrew Ojok Oulanyah (NRM) to contest for Member of Parliament, Omoro County Constituency, Omoro District.

This is in exercise of its powers as provided for under Article 61(1)(f) of the Constitution and Section 15 of the Electoral Commission Act CAP 140,

According to EC Spokesperson Paul Bukenya, the Commission has found that the above candidates complied with the requirements for nomination, and has accordingly upheld the decision of the Returning Officer to nominate them.
“They remain candidates in the by-election whose polling will take place on 26th May 2022,” Bukenya said in a statement on Friday.

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