FDC Deputy Spokesperson, John Kikonyogo said Besigye is a battle-hardened man who remains unfazed in the face of such attacks. He, adds that the party is investigating the motive of the attackers and will act accordingly.
The leaders who were denied access include FDCs Harold Kaija, UPCs Spokesperson Orach Osinde, Conservative Partys John Ken Lukyamuzi, JEEMAs Muhammad Kibirige Mayanja and DP Secretary General Gerald Siranda, among others.
Alfred Kabuchu, the Chairperson Kigezi High School Old Students Association-KHOSA, says due to lack of financial capacity, the school has failed to rehabilitate dormitories and lavatories, which are dilapidated.
Kathika alleges that his constituency has been sidelined for a very longtime when it comes to service delivery and the Chairperson is hell bent on frustrating the little that would come with the creation of the new sub counties. He also claimed that people from his area were sidelined in the recent recruitment by by Kasese District Local Government.
The Electoral Commissioner Lawyer, Hamid Lugoloobi arrived after Justice Sekana had adjourned court. Achola ran to court on June 19th 2018 after Electoral Commission nullified her nomination, saying the names on her nomination papers dont correspond to those on her academic papers.
In his letter to Achola, the Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, said the candidate did not provide the Electoral Commission with any evidence indicating that there was compliance with the law when she adopted the said names during the national identity card enrollment exercise in 2015.
Kitgum district Forum for Democratic Change FDC party chairperson Alfred Amoyi says that the government has failed its cardinal role of protecting the citizenry despite all the security apparatus at its disposal. As a result, the country is covered in low-level disorder, armed violence and political unrest.
These nominations come at a time when efforts by the opposition to front a single candidate for Bugiri municipality MP race turned futile and both JEMA president Asuman Basalirwa and Namatende have decided to participate in the elections.
Moses Kasibante, the Lubaga North MP, says the legislators are thinking about themselves at the expense of their voters. He says this only demonstrates the fact that some MPs look at parliament as a source of their survival.