Sad news making headlines this afternoon indicate that former NUP candidate for the Omoro county by election Simon Tolid Akecha is dead.
According to NBS TV’s Benson Ongom, Tolit passed died from Lacor Hospital in Gulu where he was admitted two days ago.
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Tolit was NUP’s candidate in the Omoro county by election held on 26th May last year following the death of former speaker Jacob Oulanyah. The elections were won by Oulanyah’s son Andrew Ojok Oulanyah with 14224 votes and Tolit came second with 1633 votes.
Tolit is former MP for Omoro county between 2006 to 2016 after beating his closest rival then Jacob Oulanyah.
Former Omoro County MP & recent @NUP_Ug candidate for the by – election, Simon Tolit has passed on from Lacor hospital this afternoon, Tolit was admitted two days ago at the facility.@nbstv @DorahAtwong @joycebagala1 @AndrewOulanyah @SimonKaggwaNjal pic.twitter.com/HTQOWY4dan
— BENSON ONGOM (@BenOngomTweets) January 16, 2023
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