Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) candidate for the area Parliamentary seat, Patrick Ochan, is leading in Apac by-election.
Accoridng to provisional results, Ochan was ahead of his rivals in four divisions of Akere, Agulu, Atik and Arocha.
The owner of Apac-based Devine FM is poised to defeat former State Minister for Tourism Mr Jovino Akaki Ayumu who stood on the National Resistance Movement ticket.
Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] fronted George Okello Ekwaro. Others in the race are Rev John Robert Atim Etime, Patrick Cono Okello, Bishop Stanley Engena-Maitum (son of former President Milton Obote), and former Apac District Woman MP, Lucy Ajok, independents.