Ensinikweri handed over FDC party card and T-shirt to Twaha Selubowa Yalyakumanyi, Rukiga District NRM Party Returning Officer on Sunday evening at around 7:00 PM at the district NRM party offices in Muhanga town council.
Turyasingura was arrested on Thursday by police at his home in Muhanga town council. Derrick Katebire Mugyesera, the NUP Party Secretary-General for Kigezi Region says that Turyasingura is being detained at Muhanga police station in Muhanga town council.
According to the results, Kakwerere’s rival and Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate, Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba got 12308 votes, the National Unity Platform candidate, Onesmus Arinda came third with 1150 votes while independent candidate Martin Rumanzi trailed the pack with 478 votes.
While campaigning in Rukiga district, Muntu says that there could be a secret behind the commission’s directive. Muntu says that an election deserves nothing to hide because everything is done in broad daylight.
Mbareeba’s assertion didn’t go down well with Kabafunzaki. He shot back saying it was morally and legally right for him to talk about the project since it was an initiative of the ruling NRM party to, which he subscribes
The funds were donated by the South Western Umbrella of Water and Sanitation to rehabilitate gravity flow schemes in Rukiga district. However, the area leaders are wondering why information about the project is scanty, and how the project can be implemented without their involvement.
Roland Tusiime Kamujanduzi, Byamukamas polling agent, says Kawaida was armed with a machete and stones during the attack and was in the company of two of his supporters only identified as Pajero and Ahmed.
Former agriculture minister Hope Mwesigye has said President Yoweri Musevenis decision to sign into law the Constitution Amendment Act 2017 is an indication that his leadership will end in a similar way like that of Libyas strongman, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Gaddafis 42-year-rule ended violently when an armed uprising led to his overthrow in August 2011 and assassination two months later.
Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba, the Rukiga District Male Youth Councilor, says despite raising his hand to explain why he is opposed to the proposed scrapping of the presidential age limit, Kyereere and Kamusiime turned him down without any reason.
In Bunyangabu, Peace Mutuuzo, the State Minister for Gender and Culture was declared Woman MP after polling 24,820 votes. Mutuuzo defeated the Forum for Democratic Change party candidate Dorothy Nyakaisiki who polled 5,536 votes and Lydia Kiiza, an independent candidate with 1,892 votes.