The Chief Executive Officer of Ngetta Tropical Holdings Paul Omara has been overwhelmingly elected as the Member of Parliament for Otuke Constituency in a decisive election held on Thursday 14th January 2021.
According to the results declared by Otuke District returning Officer Maureen Akullu, Paul Omara who contested on the Independent ticket polled 6681 votes mean while his closet opponent Richard Omara who was the flag bearer of National Resistance Movement (NRM) garnered 6442 votes.
Other candidates in the race included; Moses Otim Augustine of UPC who polled 1369, Obong Daniel 391 and Geoffrey Dick Okwanga 88
Speaking shortly after being declared the winner, Paul Omara applauded the people of Otuke Constituency for entrusting him with the votes to represent them for the next five years in the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda.
Omara says his commitment is that the 11th Parliament should be different where the Country and the Citizen is put first and serving the people with integrity and dignity.
Paul Omara’s Grand Plan for Otuke.
Mr Paul Omara says he aims at “providing transformative leadership centered on advancing welfare of people of Otuke and standing for responsible, accountable leadership”.
In his manifesto Mr Omara listed a plethora of reforms, including a greater improvement in the budgetary allocation for the district to enhance her capacity in effective and efficient service delivery in the core areas of roads infrastructure, education, health, water and sanitation and agriculture.
With his vast experience and exposure in the private sector, Omara says he will network, engage and collaborate with different players to enhance agricultural production and productivity through “market commodity driven approach” which in the end would increase finances of the farmers and transform lives.
On the road network, Omara says he will work with government to ensure the upgrading of the Lira-Otuke-Abim road and improvement in many roads in the district to facilitate easy transportation of people and commodities to the market.
According to Omara, achieving these requires a leader who understands the real challenges of the constituents and has the ability and capacity to engage with other leaders to have them addressed.
Who is Paul Omara?
Mr Paul Omara is an accomplished international Banker and Development Economist. He has been a banking executive for 11 years and worked in the banking industry for over 24 years in five African countries.
Omara holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Cardiff.
Born in 1967 to former senior banker Lujino Obwol, Omara attended Barjobi Primary School, Adwari Secondary School, Doctor Obote College Boroboro and Makerere University.
Omara is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Ngetta Tropical Holdings Limited, a leading manufacturing firm based in Lira City, Northern Uganda.
He is a member of two eminent boards of Housing Finance Bank and ICEA Life Insurance.
He is a community developer and organizer concerned with transforming the livelihood of people through wealth creation.