Engineer John fisher Barigye, NRM support in Rukungiri Municipality and the Kebisoni Town Councilor, Leonard Muhunguzi Tiberondwa, said intrigue has greatly affected the progress of the party in Rukungiri because some members are treated as inferior.
According to preliminary information, Chelangat approached the legislator’s vehicle that was packed along the road in Sofia village around 11:45am on Sunday morning shortly arriving at Devine ministry of deliverance church for prayers.
Kabuleta, who was scheduled to hold his campaign rally at Masindi Booma grounds in Masindi town on Sunday, was received by hundreds of his supporters including Boda-Boda riders who met him at Kijura trading center, about 1 km away from Masindi town.
The supporters danced to Kyagulanyi's music dubbed freedom and chanted 'People Power' slogans prompting police to use teargas to disperse them. Allan Makweta, the NUP candidate the Industrial Division Councilor’s seat said despite the police brutality, they and ready to stand with Kyagulanyi.
Let by a sound-truck which had earlier moved around mobilizing for him, Muntu entered Masaka town from Total-Highway Fuel Station in Nyendo, on Mbarara-Masaka bypass road and stood out of the roof of his vehicle to wave to onlookers, many of which however seemed less bothered about him.
The Lamwo District NRM party Chairperson, Mark Okeny says they are worried that the delayed fulfilment of the pledges made by the president while traversing Acholi sub-region during the 2016 general elections is likely to affect their campaigns.
Ritah Nafuna, another vendor told our reporter that she had sold 150 t-shirts at Shillings 10,000 each, something she said will help her cater for her family needs. She asked the government not to hound them but rather identify priority areas for the youths to make a decent living.
Haji Kamada Ddamba, the Namyoya LC I Chairperson, says residents have been spending sleepless nights to keep watch of their animals. He says some of the residents had almost given up on rearing animals and languishing in poverty because of livestock thieves.
Speaking during the launch of the NRM party manifesto at Jinja city conference hall on Saturday, the NRM candidates said they are financially constrained because of the just concluded primary elections. They argued that it is hard for them to battle their rivals from other political parties, most of whom are using money to win over voters.
Francis Masereka, the Officer in Charge Operations at Kumi Central Police Station ordered his men to turn away whoever doesn’t have a mask. He said that they had received strict orders from their bosses to ensure that COVID-19 prevention guidelines are enforced to the dot in Kumi.
Asked whether URA was ready to release the more than sh 30 billion to the victorious appellants, the Head of Public and Corporate Affairs Vincent Seruma briefly said, management will respond through a court process.
Dr Ssewanyana said he was disappointed by UPDF’s, Brig Deus Sande, who is the commander of Kasajjagirwa Military Barracks in Masaka, when a few weeks ago said on camera that as soldiers they cannot handover power.
Jackline Kamugisha, an expectant mother and resident of Kanungu town council said she has been trekking a distance of 10 kilometers to access antenatal care services at Kambuga hospital. Kamugisha is happy that she will be accessing antenatal services at a nearby place.
During the rally, Ssentamu declared his defection to NUP and took off time to campaign against Youth and Children Affairs State Minister, Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, who is also the NRM candidate for Bukomansimbi Woman parliamentary seat, whom she previously mobilized for in Kitanda Sub County.