A total of 13 MPs from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM), have expressed interest in replacing late speaker Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah.
These legislators submitted their expression of interest forms to the Electoral Commission (EC) of the NRM, whose chairman is Dr Fred Tanga Odoi.
The 13 are:
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Museveni has since ordered that flags fly at half mast until Oulanyah has been buried. (Read Story Here).
But Museveni’s government is yet to reveal the cause of Oulanyah’s death. (Read Story Here).
His father Nathan Okori says his son Oulanyah was poisoned. (Read Story Here).
Acholi Paramount Chief has asked government to explain why most powerful politicians from the region die only a few months in office. (Read Story Here).