Political and Administrative Structure & Units

Amuru District has Two Constituencies, 4 Functional Sub Counties and 1 Town council. 8 New Administrative Units (3 Town Councils & 5 Sub Counties) are newly created.




Kilak South

Kilak North

Lamogi Sub County

Pabbo Sub County

Amuru Sub County

Atiak Sub County

Lakang Sub County

Elegu Sub County

Layima Sub County

Pogo Sub County

Guru Guru Sub County

Opara Sub County

Amuru Town Council



Atiak Town Council

Elegu Town Council

Pabbo Town Council

The Policy Making Organ
Amuru District, headed by the LCV Chairman, is supported by an Executive committee of 3 members and 5 policy/sectoral Committees. They deliberate policy matters and make recommendations to the full Council of 30 Councilors (12 female and 18 male).

The Sectoral Committees include:

  1. Finance, Administration, Investment, Information and General Purpose
  2. Community Development (Gender, Labour, Youth, Children, Elderly and Disabled)
  3. Education, Sports, Health, Sanitation and Security.
  4. Production (Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries, Forestry, Environment, Marketing and Industry
  5. Works, Water, Land, Urban and Regional Planning.

Statutory Bodies

There are also statutory bodies, which are mandated by law to carry out specific roles and responsibilities to ensure effective and efficient service delivery. These include:

  1. District Contracts Committee
  2. District Public Accounts Committee
  3. District Service Commission
  4. District Land Board

A Contracts Committee comprising of appointed Technical Officers replaced the District Tender Board according to the Local Governments Amendment Act 2006.

Office of the Resident District Commissioner
It represents the President in the District and ensures that both national and local priorities are given due consideration and are implemented in an accountable manner.

Lower Local Governments
The Town Councilc, Sub counties, Parishes/Wards and villages/Cells have councils and executive committees, which coordinate the various functions.