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Okot-Ogong Celebrates Victory in Dokolo South as Amoru Concedes Defeat in North

Veteran politician Felix Okot Ogong, who has been in Parliament since 1996, has again won the National Resistance Movement party primary elections to retain his Dokolo South parliamentary seat.

The Dokolo district NRM election officer, Mr. Omara Isaac declared Okot-Ogong the winner with 15,483 votes representing 83% of the total vote count. Okot’s only opponent, Daniel Okello got 3,148 votes (17%).

Meanwhile in Dokolo North, the incumbent Paul Amoru conceded defeat to Moses Ogwal, who was declared the winner with 12,607 vites against the latter’s 11,113 votes.

Amoru congratulated the opponent and promised to continue being available for his people.

“I wish to congratulate him albeit the immense challenges and internal contradictions,” he said.

Adding: “I commit to continue working for the development of my people and to remain available at all times to mobilize votes for NRM party for it to win elective positions and increase its support base at the grassroots.”

Amoru is currently the Chairman parliamentary committee on ICT & National Guidance and Vice Chair Lango Parliament Group. He is also the chairperson Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Media.

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