Sam Baluku who contested on the NUP ticket for the Kasese Municipality Mayoral seat says the decision was the only available option after the court rejected Kyagulanyi’s intention to amend his petition to introduce more grounds challenging the election.
In Bundibugyo town council the picture of independent candidate Thedison Balyegonza was missing. In Tokwe pictures of councillors representing Kanyamwirima had all their pictures missing on the ballot papers.
Dr Womujuni, who lost to Kamukama during the NRM primaries, said once elected, he will solve the misunderstandings by creating a platform that will bring together leaders at all levels to start working together for the good of the district.
According to statistics from the district commercial office, more than 85% of the population in Bundibugyo is directly dependent on cocoa. The crop also fetches about 150 billion shillings into the district annually.
Tumukunde said he has suspended his Thursday campaign in order to engage other opposition members in the race on possible unified action. Tumukunde was expected to hold rallies in Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa Districts tomorrow.
The Resident District Commission Grace Asiimwe says that they resolved to halt the exercise after realizing that supporters of various candidates especially for Bughendera County had started threatening the electoral officials and their opponents.
Development FM, one of the stations in Bundibugyo now charges 300,000 Shillings per month for each song to be played twice a day. The station has already received about five aspirants who have paid for their songs to get airplay.
In 2013, even before its recognition, subjects of the Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba held protests against the rituals and cultural functions of the Rwenzururu Kingdom that were being held in Bundibugyo district.
Subsequently police blocked Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere Irema-ngoma from proceeding to Bundibugyo to carry out any cultural functions.
During the funeral held on Sunday at Izahura Primary School in Bundibugyo, Museveni, in his speech delivered by Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi, said the queen mother had played a key role in the transformation of not only Rwenzori region but also the entire country.
According to Idrisa, initially, Kifunga announced Steven Mugisa as the winners of the Bubukwanga Sub County chairperson NRM party ticket but later altered the results and declared his rival George Baluku.