Moses Byamugisha, the Guild President at the Law Development Center (LDC) told journalists on Friday that the government has rendered activism meaningless to the extent that there’s a general belief among students that for one to be heard they have to be violent.
Leaders like Victory Kakala the head boy, Faith Wetsetse the head girl, Beatrice Katisi the Speaker and Ben Wakwale the UNSA Chairperson among others said they were supposed to have retained power until they elect new leadership in the school, but because they have to proceed to the next level, that it was thought wise for them hand over power and prepare for other things since nobody is born with power".
But Declaration Forms from the same districts that were collected by National Unity Platform (NUP) agents all have a collection of invalid votes. Our tally, based on the figures on the declaration forms shows that there were 6,443 invalid votes from the three districts.
The chairpersons who lost seats include Geoffrey Wandera, who lost to Stephen Mugeni Wasike in Busia district, Sam Keddi, who lost to James Okurut in Butebo, Charles Kadyama who lost to Muhammad Nakeba in Budaka District.