According to documents before the court, the legislator reportedly borrowed Shillings 13 million on polling on February 16th, 2016 to facilitate his polling agents and supervisors and another Shillings 5 million on February 19th, 216 for his victory party after winning the polls.
According to Nakimuli, unidentified people used a nail to deflate the tyre of her vehicle registration number UBG 950M she had parked close to that of Ssemakula on the roadside. She believes the incident is connected to the January 14th, 2021 polls. "Our political opponents are politicizing everything though elections ended," she adds.
Mukasa Julius Opondo the Bujumba County MP is alleged to have borrowed 13 million shillings from Lwanga Leon Lumaga to boost his campaigns in 2016 General Elections. He borrowed an additional five million shillings to throw a party for his supporters after winning.
URN has earnt that names being forwarded to the sector commander of of members of the committee that will works with the Fish Protection Unit do not include any opposition supporter as the people on it were just picked by NRM island officials as there were no elections held.
Addressing fishermen at the Fisheries Protection Unit base at Mwena Landing Site in Kalangala Town Council on Sunday, the FPU Operations Commander, Dick Kirya Kaija, says they have been forced to resume their operations because of the immaturity of fishermen.
The impounded fishing gears were kept for 4 years at Mwenna Fish Processing Plant, the main base of FPU operations in Kalangala Town Council. Fishermen have over the years petitioned FPU to return their impounded gears.
The 24-year-old candidate accessed the island district through Bukakata aboard MV Pearl to cross from Masaka to Bugoma/Luku landing site. Upon his arrival, He arrived in Kalangala, Katumba addressed voters at Bugoma landing site, before visiting Bugoma Police station, Mugoye sub-county and Kalangala Town Council.
David Ahimbisibwe, one of the officers in the marketing department at MV Kalangala says the ferry departed at 2pm sharp, even though Katumba's team as notified the captain that he would be ten minutes late.
The supporters were arrested while on the campaign trail with Kyagulanyi. Muhammad Nsubuga, the Acting Police spokesperson Greater Masaka Region, says of the 94 suspects, 50 are currently detained at Masaka Central Police Station and the others at Kalangala Central Police Station.
To date, Kulazikulabe hasn’t held any campaign meeting at any of the over 80 polling villages in Bujumba county. With a maximum number of 200 people per rally, this means Kulazikulabe has to campaign twice at each polling village with over 500 voters in line with the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs