The National Chairman of the national Resistance Movement Party, Yoweri kaguta Museveni is later today expected in Apac district ahead of polls on the 27th of July 2018.
President Museveni is anticipated to land in Apac at 2pm after another campaign activity in the West Nile district of Nebbi.
In Apac district Mr. Museveni will address a rally at Apac Boma grounds as he attempts to gunner support for Yuvino Akaki Ayumo, the NRM candidate in the race for Apac Municipality elections.
Akaki is a former Mp for Maruzi constituency and also served in the Museveni administration as the minister tourism and antiquities Sam Engola, the Northern Uganda NRM vice chairperson yesterday confirmed the coming of the
president in an interview with reporters.
At least eight candidates have expressed interest to represent the people of Apac municipality in the August house.
They include among others Patrick Ocan –UPC, FDC’s Dr.Okello Ekwaro, Bishop Stanley Engena, a blood brother of UPC party president Jimmy James Michael Akena and Lucy Ajok, former Apac district Woman Mp.
Meanwhile, elections are also being held today for the interim leadership of the new Kwania district curved out of Apac.
Both oppositions and ruling parties are looking at increasing their numbers in the house. Apac is home district of former president Dr. Apollo Milton Obote whose UPC party currently led by his son Jimmy Akena has big following in the area. However, several UPC big names like Betty Amongi the wife of UPC president and Aceng Ruth, Uganda ambassador to Canada refused to take part in the campaign citing conflict of interests.