Abdul Nadduli the Senior Presidential Advisor says that Kisamba has served diligently in all capacities entrusted to him and has never been named in any corruption scandal like many politicians of today.
The coordinators will be recruited as part of a nationwide drive championed by President Museveni’s Senior Political Advisor and Personal Assistant Milly Babalanda. The recruitment follows a directive issued recently by President Yoweri Museveni, for the enlistment of cadres from the village level ahead of 2021 elections.
Charles Rwakairu, the Youths Councilor at Wobulenzi Town Council and Ishahak Mugema, the Luweero district Youth councillor admit that many of the groups disintegrated because they were formed with a purpose of accessing funds but not working together.
Joyce Ssebugwawo the FDC Vice President for Buganda region says that they have directed leaders and supporters in Luweero to fill the vacant posts to ensure continuity of the party. Ssebugwawo says that they have also directed the district leadership to replace leaders who are no longer competent and recruit new members ahead of the general elections.
Muntu said that the current political fights are unnecessary and that supporters should refrain from engaging in squabbles that do not add value to the struggle to restore democracy and rule of law in the country. He added that opposition supporters need each other to form a common front against the National Resistance Movement-NRM, which will be dented if they fight from within.
On Thursday hundreds of mourners including Opposition and NRM party leaders, Government officials, religious and cultural leaders among others travelled to Luweero town to pay their final respect to Bwanika.
Luweero district FDC spokesperson Geoffrey Kaddu says that Bwanika’s life deteriorated a month ago, after his return from India, where he had gone for specialized treatment. He was then admitted at Kampala hospital, where he breathed his last.
He also accuses Ndawula of using his position as incumbent Luweero LC V chairperson to lobby for 600 bags of cement from DFCU bank to construct the district headquarters but has since failed to account for them.
In February this year, all party district officials were sacked as part of a restructuring exercise aimed at formalizing operations of human resource. The district party offices initially had an Administrative secretary, a registrar and an Office Attendant.
The President said that he would appoint senior Police Officers and lawyers to work with the Commission to implement what the probe team has been working on. He added that government will discuss the recommendations in the report when the final report is submitted in May this year.
Katikamu North MP Abraham Byandala and Luweero District Woman Member of Parliament Lillian Nakate invited 30 NRMAligned leaders from every Sub County for a consultation meeting at Butuntumula Sub County.
The lead petitioner, Omar Wamala, a resident of Nabinaka village, says during his campaigns Muyingo was able to traverse the constituency seeking for their votes and wonders why he isnt doing the same to seek their views on the bill.
Muntu says he has suspended his planned campaigns until Thursday this week to mobilise masses against the proposed scrapping of the presidential age limit and coordinate activities aimed at stopping the move.
At Ssebaanas ancestral home in Mpande village, Nyimbwa Sub County in Luweero district, locals described the veteran politician as pro people, generous and a man who touched their lives. Shafik Walugembe, the Mpande village local council chairperson, says that Ssebaana will be remembered for extending electricity and maintaining a road which benefited all the people. Walugembe adds that every Saturday, Ssebaana used to organise social parties at his home where he interacted with locals irrespective of their status.
Enthusiastic Democratic Party supporters, donning party colors and chatting songs of praises, had started gathering at the venue amid heavy police deployment. However, Erasto Kibirango, the district party chairperson said they received a communication indicating that Nambooze was not in shape to attend the meeting.