The Sissala East Assembly has finally confirmed and sworn in Hon. Tohari Luri Jabummie as the Presiding Member in a vote cast of 21 represented 70% against 8 defeat to Hon. Juahluri Ubaida. representing 26.6%.There was one rejected vote.
This historic one touch vote in the District for the Presiding Member election preceded records of entrenched failure to meet timelines in electing Presiding Member in the District since 2012. It happens to be the second time Hon. Tohari Luri aspired and was finally confirmed and officially sworn into office. He took two oaths, the official oath and the oath of secrecy led by his worship Salifu A Bugiri the magistrate of Tumu District court.
Hon. Tohari Luri expressed profound gratitude for the nod given him to occupy the office of the presiding Members and called for utmost collaboration and support from colleague Assembly Members to spearhead the development of Sissala East District.
For the past few years elections into local level positions have always been characterized by rancour and mistrust and underlined with several rounds of voting.His one touch victory was received with claps from members.