Kalembe, who, since Tuesday has been meeting small groups of people in Acholi to back up her bid for President in 2021 polls was appalled by the tales of the two-decade long armed rebellion in Northern Uganda.
Speaking to reporters at the Electoral Commission offices at Jinja Road in Kampala, Kyagulanyi said he is tired of the police and the army interrupting his political campaigns and the Commission does nothing to show that they are in charge of the electoral process.
On November 6th, the IRCU together with the Elders Forum Uganda, Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue (IPOD), the National Consultative Forum (NCF) and the Electoral Commission (EC) indicated that they would organize two presidential debates during the 2021 election cycle.
According to a statement issued by the IRCU, due to unforeseen constraints including limited resources and the Covid-19 pandemic, the presidential and constituency debates are indefinitely postponed.
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.
Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi however, says it is the Commission findings that at the time of the nomination, both Agness Khainza Shiuma and Esther Wetsese Lois didn’t present the copy of the gazette in, which the change of particulars was published in compliance with section 36 of the registration of persons Act 2015.
While campaigning at Kiwoko town council on Tuesday evening, ANT Presidential Candidate General Mugisha Muntu asked the residents to vote President Museveni out of power for failure to instill discipline in the armed forces.
According to Acire, Okwonga collected T-shirts with his portrait from his supporters after bribing them and asked each of them to recruit five members from his camp; something he said is against the laws governing elections in the country.
The latest controversy is pitting the NUP campaigns coordination committees in greater Masaka sub-region led by Florence Namayanja and DP Vice President Fred Mukasa Mbidde, who is now putting Kyagulanyi’s campaign posters alongside his.
On Tuesday Mwesigye was scheduled to campaign in Bundibugyo, Ntoroko and Kyenjojo districts. However, he abandoned his campaigns in Kyenjojo district after the police blocked him on grounds account that he was not expected to campaign in the area.