The recent incident in Ntungamo was the culmination of a number of attempts to harm my person first by attempting to pour petrol on my car in Rubare, intimidation and assault of my supporters in Ruhaama.
Amama Mbabazi, whose lawyer Severino Twinobusingye picked nomination forms at TDA on Wednesday evening, was expected to return them by Thursday afternoon, but instead insisted on his earlier request of extension of the deadline to 17th September.
It has come to our attention that a gang of hooligans in the guise of being crime preventers have been deployed in Jinja with specific instructions to do everything necessary to not only disrupt Amamas meetings but also to maim, injure or kill him.
David Kyasanku, the Jinja Town Clerk says the venues are unavailable. According to Kyasanku, Uganda Police applied on August 17th, to utilise Kakindu Stadium for one month, starting on 9th September to train for Independence Day celebrations.
Yesterday Amama Mbabazi and Forum for Democratic Change flag bearer Dr. Kizza Besigye were locked in closed door meetings in the morning, with members of The Democratic Alliance Summit for close to six hours, to have their concerns addressed. Mbabazi told the summit that he wants the joint opposition candidate to be voted for by the summit as opposed to being chosen by consensus.
Police in Luweero have today broken up a meeting called at Pope Paul II Pastoral centre, Kasana and dispersed more than 60 youths believed to be supporters of former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. The incident occurred at around midday. The youth were led by Sarapio Tumusiime.
With just a few hours left to the Central Executive committee meeting of the ruling party, National resistance movement, Presidential aspirant and former secretary general of the party Amama Mbabazi has drafted a letter stating his case to the top organ.
The High Court in Kampala on Friday evening rejected an application to block the ongoing nomination exercise of the ruling National Resistance Movement NRM party that had been sought by one of its aggrieved party members, James Okori.