Pictorial: LC Elections in Gulu Town

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Hundreds of voters in Gulu district on Tuesday turned up to exercise their democratic rights in the lower local council elections.
The last time lower local council elections took place was 17 years ago. URN brings you pictures from the exercise in Gulu Town.  

 

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Peter Labeja
Peter Labeja has been a practicing journalist for the last 13 years during which he has covered part of the brutal conflict which bedeviled Northern Uganda as well as the painful transition to Peace thereafter. Emerging post conflict issues such as land rights of under privileged widows and orphans, challenges of access to social services in the immediate aftermath of Lord’s Resistance Army conflict in Northern Uganda.

Labeja is now the Northern Uganda Bureau chief in Acholi Sub Region since 2014 - Gulu, Amuru, Nwoya and Omoro districts as well as South Sudan falls within his areas of jurisdiction. He previously worked with The Vision Group for four years.

Labeja’s major career interests are in Climate Change; Agriculture and Environment - natural resources such as Water, Oil and Gas; Transitional Justice; Human Rights, Democracy and Governance as well as South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis. In 2013, Labeja was awarded a prestigious Pan African Journalism Award for excellence in journalism at United Nation’s UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya for Climate Change and Health Reporting.

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A Line Formed After a Candidate. Voters Crossed From One Line to the Other Under Peer Pressure
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A Polling Official Telling Voters To Hold Their Identification Slips Handy
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Candidates Were Instructed Never To Look Behind To Prevent Enemity Resulting From The Votes
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Female Voters Dominated The Polls In Gulu District
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Polling Officials and Security Personnel in Plain Clothes Manned The Stations
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Polling Officials Prepare To Begin Counting
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Residents Of Layibi go Down Braced Drizzles Of Rains To Take Part in the Ballot
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Thomas Opira The Chairperson Elect of Pabbo Quarters In Layibi Division Addressing His Supporters At Gulu Public Primary School
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Those Who Were Not Participating In The Polls Spent Time Observing The Process From Old Wagons of The Defunct Uganda Railways Corporation Trains
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Vote Counting Underway At Layibi Go Down Polling Station in Gulu Railway Station in Layibi Division in Gulu Municipality
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Voter Education Taking Place At Gulu Railway Station in Layibi Division
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Voters Were Told To Sit Down In Their Queues After Counting
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Voting Underway In Layibi Go Down Polling Station
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