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Murdered Ojaamong’s diehard supporter laid to rest in Amukura

Busia Governor-elect  Sospeter Ojaamong’s diehard supporter  Alfred Taabu,  whose tortured body was found floating on River Suo in Nambale  last week  was laid to rest on Saturday at his Achunet home,  Amukura Division in  Teso South. Taabu, 52, was murdered by unknown  people over his  alleged  political stand. Those who found the  body said they retrieved from his pocket   the Governor’s portrait and contacts of his friends…

Raila, Emormor expected at Ojaamong’s inauguration on Monday

The National Super Alliance  co-principal Raila Odinga and the Soroti-based Iteso cultural leader Emormor Augustine  are among high profile guests expected at Busia Governor-elect Sospeter Ojaamong’s inauguration  at Busia County Stadium on Monday August 21st. Busia County Secretary  Nicodemus Mulaku said  invitation has been extended to Raila and other co-principals including Kalonzo Musyoka,  Musalia Mudavadi, Moses Wetangula and  Isaac Ruto. He said  a…

Youngest Busia MCA pledges big for his Ward

The youngest  Busia Member of the County Assembly  Moses  Pius Ouma aka Mose Baaba  has pledged radical  changes aimed at benefiting the people of his ward. Baaba aged 25  is joining the assembly as the youngest MCA  compared to his predecessors. The outgoing Malaba North MCA Ichasi  was the youngest MCA  in 2013 at 26 years. The owner of a  mini-shop in Tangakona  trading centre, Mose Baaba  said…

There is peace in Busia- County Commissioner

Busia County Commissioner  Michael Tialal has assured the business community that there is peace in the County after  the August 8th general elections. Speaking after attending  Assumption of Office Committee meeting at the County Government offices in Busia Town on Tuesday , the County Commissioner thanked the people of Busia County for embracing peace. ”  There are no people bent…

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…

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