The opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has chosen former Kaberamaido district Woman Member of Parliament Florence Ekwau Ibi as its flagbearer for the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).

Ibi defeated her closet contender, FDC Secretary for Mobilization Ingrid Turinawe by two votes. She obtained 20 votes against Turinawe’s 18 votes in the election conducted at the party headquarters in Kampala.

The race attracted nine candidates who were voted by 69 members of the FDC National Executive Committee.