A group of army and police officers have cordoned off Freedom Drive, the road that connects to his home barring anyone from accessing or leaving the premises. Kyagulanyi has been held at his home in Magere since the Thursday's presidential elections on which he emerged runner up, behind the eventual winner Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
Tai told Uganda Radio Network-URN in an interview on Tuesday night that during interrogations, the legislator complained that he wasn’t feeling well and requested for a break. “He came in ok and voluntarily, he recorded a statement but later he said he wasn’t feeling well. I was seated with him in my office with some of his people and police officers, he requested for a break because he wasn’t feeling well,” Tai told URN.
Earlier today, the mission announced the cancellation on grounds that the vast majority of its requests for observing the election were not approved, by the Electoral Commission, leaving them with a skeletal team which cannot meaningfully undertake the task.
On Tuesday, Ndawula emerged in Luwero town council holding a procession telling his residents that the Court of Appeal registrar in Kampala had stayed an order of execution of bankruptcy application till the main application is heard and disposed of.
Ssebakijje turned up for elections but upon getting a ballot paper from the Presiding Officer, Amina Nakyazze he noticed that his name was missing and the deceased was the one on the ballot. He tasked Nakyazze to explain why his name was missing yet he was duly nominated to replace the deceased candidate.
In a letter signed by EC Chairperson, Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, Michael Akol was disqualified on December 22 following a petition by the incumbent MP Albert Lokoru, who noted that Akol does not have the required qualifications for Member of Parliament.
Manzi Munanura, Independent Mbarara South Parliamentary candidate, says he has established a call center to keep in touch with the electorates by making direct telephone calls, sending short messages, plus using WhatsApp and facebook which are cheap compared to radio and television.