According to Harold Acemah, a retired Ambassador and political analyst in Arua, NRM has made many empty promises that tend to be believed by people. He further says use of money and intimidation by security forces tactics that NRM used in the past election to win voters are being employed once again
The 38-year-old pastor at the House of God Church in Entebbe town describes himself as a Mukiga born in Entebbe, a family man and father of five. While he is also a real estate dealer, Mwesigye says he can never do anything without inquiring from God through prayer.
The Spokesperson of the Electoral Commission Paul Bukenya, said that although the law allows candidates to put up posters to engage the electorate, the EC cannot determine where to put or not to put the posters.
"In view of the foregoing, the commission under minute comp. 197 (a) 2020 resolved that candidate was ineligible to participate in the above-captioned nomination and accordingly, the commission reversed the decision of the Returning Officer Terego electoral district of nominating the Respondent” reads the letter addressed to Egama Sam Raxton Adrapi signed by the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama in part.
According to information from Bweyogerere police station, the officers acted a tip-off from the local community that some people were defacing candidate’s campaign posters. A team of police officers that was dispatched found the suspects defacing the billboards of presidential candidate Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and the Kira municipality mayoral candidate, Mamerito Mugerwa.
According to Maggwa, they had initially rejected the proposal by security to hold rallies at educational institution citing the safety of the learners but security rejected his plea. He says the directive by Police to Kyagulanyi to hold a rally at the school hasn’t gone down with the school administration.
Noeline Nabikindu, the NUP party mobilization coordinator in Sembabule town council argues that their political space is being narrowed by security personnel that are continuously disrupting their mobilization activities.
The residents of Mengo Kisenyi I, II and III zones challenged the two Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidates; Dr Stella Nyanzi the candidate for Woman Member of Parliament for Kampala, and Harold Kaija the FDC Kampala Central Candidate for Member of Parliament during a door-door campaigns this last evening to explain their plans for job creation
However, some of the voters that have listened to the candidates so far in Bukomansimbi and Sembabule are not pleased with the way the presidential hopefuls resonate with the challenges in their respective areas.
While meeting over 300 NRM youth leaders from West Nile in Muni University campus on Sunday, Museveni said the youth leaders should work with other groups like elders instead of campaigning independently.
Let by a sound-truck which had earlier moved around mobilizing for him, Muntu entered Masaka town from Total-Highway Fuel Station in Nyendo, on Mbarara-Masaka bypass road and stood out of the roof of his vehicle to wave to onlookers, many of which however seemed less bothered about him.