Lango Parliamentary group, an association that brings together legislators from greater Lango has endorsed Rebecca Kadaga for Speaker of the 10th Parliament.
Lango sub-region consists of Lira, Apac, Alebtong, Otuke, Oyam, Kole, Amolatar and Dokolo districts.
The region has 23 Members of Parliament with National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has 13, Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) has six while Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has two and two independents, one NRM leaning while the other is UPC leaning.
It should be also understood that Jacob Oulanya hails from the nearby Omoro County that separates Acholi and Lango committees. Oulanya is also rumoured to be having family ties within one of the Lango’s several clans.
Oyam South legislature Betty Amongi and Dokolo Woman legislature Cecile Ogwal are spearheading Kadaga’s campaigns as they also route for their own Hamson Obua for the slot of Deputy Speakership.