Lango cultural leadership wrangles: Women stage nude protest in Lira

A section of elderly women on Thursday staged a nude protest in Lira City over remarks allegedly made by Gender minister, Ms Betty Amongi’s against the paramount chief of Tekwaro Lango ( Lango cultural institution), Eng Dr Michael Moses Odongo Okune. PHOTOS/ COURTESY 

What you need to know:

  • The conflict, which has now lasted almost nine years, saw the election of Eng Dr Michael Moses Odongo Okune as the new paramount chief (won nyaci) of Lango on February 12, 2017. 

A section of elderly women on Thursday staged a nude protest in Lira City over remarks allegedly made by Gender minister, Ms Betty Amongi’s against the paramount chief of Tekwaro Lango ( Lango cultural institution), Eng Dr Michael Moses Odongo Okune. 
The demonstration stemmed from Wednesday's meeting held at Lira University chaired by Ms Amongi who doubles as Oyam South MP. 

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