UPC urges Dokolo voters to verify particulars 

(Last Updated On: 29 February 2024)

Dokolo I Eligible voters of Dokolo will re-elect their district woman Member of Parliament on March 21 as was earlier announced by the electoral commission in early February. 

Before the major event on March 21, the commission has also planned for local council byelections (and SIGs) to take place on March 18.

Read more here: Summary of what EC chairperson said ahead of by-elections in Dokolo  

It’s worth remembering that on January 18, Dokolo women lost their representative in the 11th Parliament, Cecilia Atim Ogwal to cancer in India.

The ‘Iron Lady’ would later be laid to rest in Alito, Kole on January 27.

As the law requires, her political seat has to be replaced within 60 days from when it was declared vacant.

“As we plan for the nomination of our candidate, comrade Sarah Aguti Nyangkori for the Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament on 11th – 12th March 2024, UPC calls upon all members and the entire electorate base to go check and confirm their electoral particulars in the ongoing activity of the display of Voters Register at the polling stations which started on 21st February 2024 and ending Friday 1st March 2024,” UPC said on Wednesday. 

This activity, UPC’s head of media and communication terms it “very paramount as it helps the voter correct their details (if any) and knowing your right polling station”.

 “So, let us ensure that we participate in all electoral activities leading to the Dokolo by-elections,” Muzeyi added.

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