“They raided homes; a number of our comrades were abducted from different areas between 10th and 11th May. We are reliably informed that most of them are being held at CMI headquarters in Mbuya and are being subjected to all manner of torture and humiliation." -Joel Ssenyonyi, NUP Spokesman
Addressing Journalists at NUP offices in Kamwokya today, Joel Ssenyonyi the party spokesman said they have noted that the operatives in plain clothes and police have continued to pick up people in nights once identified as NUP supporters which is unlawful.
Kyagulanyi said they have decided to launch his campaigns in northern Uganda simply because of the powerful history Arua district has on his political journey and People Power movement that later produced NUP
NUP Spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi accuses police of abdicating their responsibility by failure to take action against Sipapa. “He is guarded by police and other fellows who carry guns, he has one himself. The other day he came here and shot at our gate. One of our fellows got injured and the young people are saying we want answers,” he said.
On Sunday, the two held a joint press conference in Nakawa, where Ssenyonyi revealed that they had decided to contest in different constituencies. He asked other NUP members to use round table talks to try and avoid competition for the same seat.
President Uhuru Kenyatta set the stage for the gradual resumption of congregational worship to take effect in the next three weeks with only 100 congregants allowed to access worship places for services will be restricted to just an hour.
Joel Senyonyi, the Spokesperson of the group said they will launch their consultations from Kyadondo East County, the home of their Presidential Aspirant before spreading out to other regions of Uganda.