The NRM Secretary-General, Rt. Hon. Richard Todwong has urged the young people of Oyam North constituency to elect the ruling party flag bearer, Samuel Okello Engola to parliament during the July 06th by-election polls, saying he understands their challenges better.
The county seeks to replace the fallen area Member of Parliament and Minister of State for Labour, Col. Rtd Charles Okello Engola.
The Secretary-General was addressing hundreds of Boda Boda riders from the constituency today Sunday in Oyam town council. He was flanked by the NRM Chairman for the Electoral Commission, Dr. Tanga Odoi, and Hon. Emmanuel Dombo, the director of communication.
Todwong said, “I have realized that the population of youth in Oyam North is big and of course very useful during this election to determine the winner. I urge you to elect Okello Engola, a youth like you. He identifies with you and understands your challenges better.”
Alongside mass rallies throughout the constituency, The NRM secretariat boss also organized strategic meetings of special interest groups like the women leaders, the business community, opinion leaders, and boda boda riders among others, to deliver a direct message of economic empowerment.
“These target groups will also propagate our NRM message to the rest of the voters in addition to our campaign rallies,” Todwong said as he addressed journalists after the meeting.
Having reached out to the voters within their villages, parishes, and sub-counties, Mr. Todwong said his party was confident of clinching the parliamentary seat.
The Director of Communication, Hon. Emmanuel Dombo said the NRM party is headed for a big win if the categories they are wooing turn up to vote for their flagbearer. He said that the party will also amplify mobilization in the remaining days to ensure that their message reaches every voter.
“We must talk to everybody. We must plead with the voters, explain where the government has failed, and also give hope where the government is planning programs because that is the purpose of leadership,” Dombo said as he talked to the media after meeting boda boda youth.
Dr. Tanga Odoi asked the youth and other stakeholders participating in the election to shun violence and keep the peace during the remaining days of the campaign.
“The campaign process has been calm. We ask everybody to maintain the same,” Dr. Tanga said.