This follows clashes between Uganda People Defense Forces-UPDF Soldiers and South Sudan People’s Defense Forces at Otwilo in Pangira Parish, near Ngomoromo border post. The UPDF shot dead two South Sudan People’s Defense Forces soldiers and captured one alive with three guns.
“Dear President Yoweri Museveni, we need time if we are to go, give us like 2-5 years. And when we are going, please let them compensate us with a reasonable amount of money,” read one of the placards.
A group of traders roughed up the NRM party supporters accusing them of provocation. According to the traders, they decided to remain peaceful in accordance with the Electoral Commission and police directives stopping any kind of procession.
According to the traffic road map that was released on Friday, the presidential candidates are required to use Kabaka’s road exiting Kyambogo to Ntinda and Northern bypass, which explains the heightened security deployment in Ntinda and Minister’s village.
Muntu, who is also the presidential flagbearer of Alliance for National Transformation –ANT, said President Yoweri Museveni and NRM party should have behaved in an exemplary way by respecting Standard Operation Procedures.
The venue is heavily guarded by military police, UPDF and regular Police Officers who are patrolling the area, which is covered with posters of the National Resistance Movement candidate Yoweri Museveni.
According to Lt. Col Akiiki, when the army received information from residents, UPDF troops moved from Ngomoromo to Ted Nagwe on a fact-finding mission but met resistance from the SSPDF soldiers who opened fire at them.