Sylvia Mudondo, a resident of Buyala village in Budondo ward says that during Nabwiso’s tenure in parliament, Kanusu was his chief mobilizer and rallied voters to support him. “During those political campaigns, Kanusu was always referred to as Nabwiso’s son because those two were often doing door to door campaigns together,” she said.
However, Museveni said, he was not campaigning since, on the two occasions, he never wore his National Resistance Movement attire. "For the commissioning of Mukono-Katosi road, I had to remove my yellow campaign shirt and come with a suit so that no one says I am breaking any rules...” Museveni posted on his social media pages.
According to Tugume, the letter was dropped at his home in Pupwonya North village, Pupwonya Parish, Atiak Sub County in Amuru district. He suspects the letter that was written in Luo to be the handwork of his rival’s supporters. He reported the matter at Atiak Police Station, where a file was opened, vide SD reference number 12/17/12/ 2020.
In a press statement sent to Uganda Radio Network, the NRM says that security was invited because the heightened political season has put security on high alert following the detection of large numbers of coordinated groups operating in the field
The event held at the National Chairman’s Office in Kyambogo attracted politicians, Civil Servants and members of the security agencies from Kampala and all over the country who pledged to secure the votes come 2021.
The group led by the incumbent Kyotera LC V Chairperson, Patrick Kintu Kisekulo and Magdalene Nasolo, a prominent NRM mobiliser and Mutukula NRM chairperson, says that they cannot work with Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, the incumbent Kyotera County MP, who they accuse of fueling the internal party differences.
John Paul Mpalanyi, the Kyotera County DP parliamentary candidate, says Kayabula was one of his supporters and campaigners. He says that they have been together with Kayabula since the campaigns started last month.
According to the data, Jinja Division North has the highest number of independents with 12 candidates followed by Samia Bugwe County North with 11 independents and Kigulu County South with 10 Independents. Others are Bbale County, Nakawa West, Kigulu North with 9 independent candidates each.
There have been a series of protests since the incident with persistent calls for the top National Resistance Movement (NRM) leadership to reprimand their candidate- Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo, incumbent Kyotera constituency MP, for allowing his supporters to disorganize the DP rally.
Although all the 11 Presidential candidates use the services of the different language interpreters wherever they go, the sign language interpretation for the deaf and dumb are lacking keeping them excluded from the campaign messages and manifestos.
Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu says to encourage and promote so-social economic development in Lango, compensation of the livestock that was regarded as the major wealth for the sub-region must be prioritized something he said his government will implement to the fullest as soon as they are voted to power.
Hassan Kivumbi, a member of the party election mobilization team in the district, says many residents are increasingly becoming violent towards NRM candidates and supporters because of the operations by the Fisheries Protection Unit.
Speaking during the launch of the NRM party manifesto at Jinja city conference hall on Saturday, the NRM candidates said they are financially constrained because of the just concluded primary elections. They argued that it is hard for them to battle their rivals from other political parties, most of whom are using money to win over voters.
Of the 10 candidates that have been cleared for nominations, only they have pinned posters along the Kyambogo Road. They include President Museveni, General Henry Tumukunde, and Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.