‘Human rights on MP Sarah Aguti’s plan’

(Last Updated On: 4 April 2024)

Lira | On April 3, 2024, Sarah Aguti Nyangkori of the UPC party was sworn in as a Dokolo woman Member of Parliament until 2026.  

The Congresslady took oaths before making her brief maiden speech before fellow Parliamentarians.

On March 21, she was declared the winner of the by-election to replace the late MP, Cecilia Barbara Atim Ogwal.

She (Ogwal) died on January 18 in India from cancer.

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Aguti obtained 23,044 votes, defeating NRM’s Adongo Rose Elau (14,001 votes) and FDC candidate also the daughter of Cecilia, Dr Rosemary Alwoc Ogwal, who got 8,168 votes.

Read more: Nyangkori wins Dokolo woman MP by-election

After swearing, MP Aguti said her voters of Dokolo “are okay” only that they (fishermen) are being killed in the water (Lake Kyoga).

She later asked Parliament to support her in addressing problems facing fishermen in the Lake.

During her campaigns vigorously led by the party president Jimmy Akena (Lira City East MP), Aguti promised household improvement through agriculture, among other interventions.

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