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.
Besigye today addressed the country in his capacity as president of the people’s government pressure group based at his Katonga road office, ahead of tomorrow's scheduled address of President Museveni to the country on the situation of covid-19
“I was asked if I was going back to FDC, and I said I didn’t want to use a bad word to describe how I felt, but political parties stink. When they asked me while I was still here, I said you do not let flies sit on the wound,” he added.
Muntu told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that although the approach was fronted as ideal for controlling the spread of coronavirus disease, the government has already exposed its lack of readiness to follow and implement related health guidelines.
The Rukungiri municipality members of parliament, who also doubles as the FDC party president for Western Region, Roland Mugume Kaginda had been scheduled to preside over the celebrations in Rukiga district while Ingrid Turinawe would preside in Rubanda district.
Lukwago, Henry Ssempijja, Philemon Mushabe and Benon Mugerwa stood surety for former mayoral candidate Sandra Katebarirwe Ngabo, who was charged with obtaining money by false pretence, forgery and uttering a false document in 2016.
Addressing the media on Monday at the party headquarters in Najjanakumbi, FDC spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda says that team will traverse different parts of the country to recruit new members and meet party leaders and supporters.
The election was held on Thursday this week and Harriet Mugenyi Businge the National Resistance Movement-NRM Flag bearer was declared the winner after she garnered 33301 votes while Asinansi Nyakato of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC garnered 28789 votes in the hotly contested election.
FDC wants the Electoral Commission to investigate the heavy deployment and involvement of military operatives in the polls. The party says that there are clear indications that the presence of the military is intended to intimidate and scare their supporters.
The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has proposed punishment of electoral officials found culpable of committing electoral offenses saying that it is through such actions that tax payers have been left paying the price through repeated by-elections.