Some of the MPs Uganda Radio Network spoke to, say that Magufuli was a patriot who put his country first and was a man of action who developed the economy of Tanzania, while others say he violated human rights and was turning into an authoritarian leader.
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.
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.
The decision came after Angelline Osegge the Soroti Woman MP alerted parliament that women who had discrepancies in their names from the academic transcripts and marriage certificates risked being locked out of the electoral process, yet it's a normal practice for women to abandon their maiden names after getting married.
The proposal, which had been approved by Parliament as part of the recent constitutional amendment process, was thrown out by the constitutional court and later the Supreme Cour. The judges argued that the MPs needed to seek a fresh mandate from the voters and that the term extension could only happen under specific circumstances like the State of Emergency.
The authority says that it needs up to 150 billion Shillings to cover the recurrent wage bill and sustained operations, port health infrastructure and systems, enhanced security and modification of the terminal building to meet social distancing requirements.
A letter dated May 12, the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige says that following a meeting of the Parliamentary commission held on May 11, the Commission has guided that MPs who spent the money by May 5, should submit accountability to the clerk to Parliament.
Addressing the Committee, Charles Kateeba, the Managing Director URC admitted to liaising with KCCA to evict the encroachers with the aim of ensuring a safe and healthy railway corridor. He however, denied the alleged sale of URC land and collecting money from the encroachers.