By Kezia Agaba
The Chairperson Arua district assured president Museveni on Monday that the people of West Nile will support him in the 2016 presidential elections.
Speaking during the celebrations to mark 100 years since West Nile became part of Uganda at Arua Hill Boma grounds, Arua district chairman Sam Wadri Nyakua asked President Museveni to stand in 2016, saying the country still needs him.”We request you to stand again in 2016” he said
He also asked Museveni to grant West Nile full regional status and asked that the region gets its own minister such as is the case with Karamoja,Bunyoro and other regions.
The eight districts which make up the West Nile include;Adjumani ,Arua ,Koboko ,Maracha ,Moyo ,Nebbi ,Yumbe , and Zombo District