Awach Sub County is the new Gulu district headquarters after district councilors voted 9 against 8 today.
Awach and Cwero tied at 6 votes each during the first round of voting while Ajulu got five and Paicho got zero forcing the speaker Okwonga John to call for a second round of voting.
This was during a full council meeting convened to select the location for the new district headquarters.
Major Santos Okot Lapolo, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner asked the district leaders to work hard or remain in the shadow of the city.
He challenged the district leaders to go and start staying at the new district headquarters for better service delivery.