While campaigning on Tuesday at Nyaruziba and Ntaraga market in Rukiga District, Amuriat, said that it is unfair for Museveni to evict farmers and yet he is allowing Chinese to encroach on the wetlands.
The Renewed Uganda’s flag bearer says his government will devise plans to build low-cost modern housing units with iron sheets that will be more durable for all families in post-war rural Acholi communities as affirmative action to redevelop the region.
Speaking to the leaders this afternoon shortly before the commissioning at Manafwa district headquarters, Museveni asked the roads users to desist from smuggling, saying that when goods are smuggled government does not get taxes to construct roads like the one he commissioned today.
Police in Rukungiri on Monday fired tear gas to block the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat and former presidential candidate Colonel Dr Kiiza Besigye from holding a procession in Rukungiri Municipality.
The body guards include ASP Kato who is one of the Electoral Commission bodyguards, Dan Magic and Bobi Young. They were injured at Nazigo trading centre where police tried to disperse residents with live bullets and teargas.
Sam Wakoko the chairperson of the group says he has failed to mobilize members to pay 10,000 each as some of them are telling him they do not have anything to feed their families, forcing them to quit. He says this problem affects other groups as well.
Elly Maate, police spokesperson for kigezi region says that police could not allow Amuriat to make a procession in town with an intention of disrupting peoples’ businesses. He says that police had not agreed with Amuriat to hold processions.
While campaigning at Mende trading center in Mende Sub county of Wakiso district on Monday, the former army commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces -UPDF said that security forces are currently making grave mistakes because of the wrong orders issued by Gen. Museveni in his bid to continue clinging onto power. He believes that the only way to the armed forces some relief is ending the 35-year-old Museveni administration in the coming election
Katumba who was addressing a rally near Link bus terminal in Hoima City on Monday evening says if elected his government would reduce motorbike prices from 5 million shillings to 2.5 million shillings for a Bajaj motorcycle.
Robert Kyagulanyi, the NUP presidential candidate has appealed to the public to forgive most of the police officers that treat them inhumanely, saying they are only working on the orders of their superiors.
While in Adjumani Town Council, Tumukunde arrived at around 1:30 p.m. ready to address voters from Cesia Primary School playground in Adjumani Town Council but the campaign venue was empty for several minutes until he drove out of the town as he waved at residents who were instead concentrating on their business.