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Three former Councillors in Busia MCAs line up

Three Councillors with the defunct Local Authorities are in  the 35  Busia  Members of the County Assembly  line up following the just concluded General Elections. Amukura West  MCA  in Teso South Abiud Ochilangole  is the  only MCA who was in the First Busia County Assembly to survive voters’ apathy in the August 8th general elections. The veteran Ochilangole was the chairman of Malaba…

CECs, Chief Officers will have one year renewable contract- Ojaamong

Busia Governor-elect  Sospeter Ojaamong  has revealed that County Executive  Committee Members and Chief Officers will have their contracts renewed every year depending on their performance. Speaking at Uganda Martyrs Busia Catholic Church where he attended  a thanks giving mass, the Governor-elect  the CECs and COs  will no-longer think they will serve for five years without  justifying their performance. ” Those who will…

Ojaamong retains Busia Gubernatorial seat

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  of the Orange Democratic Movement  managed to successfully retain his seat after edging out his closest challenger  Dr Paul Otuoma of Independent   by 135,153 votes to Otuoma’s 125,905. Ululations filled the Busia Agricultural Training Centre  on Thursday when  County Returning Officer Fredrick Apopa declared  Ojaamong the winner at 8.45pm, ending three days of agony over the delay in the…

48 Busia youth, women groups receive equipment to empower them economically

Forty two youth and women groups from Busia County have received equipment courtesy of the Affirmative action fund. Busia Women representative Florence Mutua while presenting the equipment to the recipients in her office said the equipment will help the groups empower them economically. Seven youth groups received pool table each with similar number benefitting from…

Ojaamong asks for Odera’s vote as he tours Teso North

The pillar of unity  Sospeter Ojaamong  took  his campaign to Teso North where he emphatically asked the sitting MP Arthur Odera to put aside every other indifference and vote for him  together with his constituents as a Governor. Speaking at  Akiriamet, the stronghold of the MP,  Ojaamong said Arthur and his supporters should vote for him so that he can have  an…

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