July 21, 2024

Tekwaro Lango leader reshuffles cabinet

By Voice of Lango Editorial (editor@vol.co.ug)


Tekwaro Lango leader Eng. Dr. Michael Moses Odongo Okune has reshuffled his ministers and advisers.

This is confirmed in his letter to Tekwaro Lango speaker, Isaac Opio Opeo.

Among newly appointed people are; Martin Okorias minister of environment, Simon Peter Odepe, as minister of finance, Patrick Okullu Okeng, as minister of information, Owaa Mathew John Bull, as minister in charge disability affairs, Jeremiah Abwango, as minister of culture, Jerome Angena, as minister of land, Geoffrey Ocen, as minister of health and Christopher Amodo as minister of public service.

He meanwhile retained George Ojwang Opota as prime Minister, his deputy Nelson Omara Orech, Paul Ogwal Olule, and Loy Olope.

Others are; minister of education and sports, Patrick Ongom, minister of justice Simon Peter Odoo, minister in charge reparation and compensation B’Leo Ojok, Joan Pacotoo as minster of women affairs, and Sam Okeng ad minister of tourism.

Prime Minister George Ojwang Opota pledged to work to unite the people of Lango and enhance poverty fight.

Ojwang tasked the newly appointed persons to root for unity in Tekwaro Lango.

Patrick Okullo Okeng who was appointed minister of information, said he will focus on sensitizing the masses to embrace unity for development.

Simon Peter Odepe who was appointed as minister of finance, said he will use his rich experience as accountant general to promote financial empowerment.

The speaker of Tekwaro Lango Isaac Opio Opio said he will convene a council meeting of clan heads to vet and approve the appointed ministers subsquently.