While campaigning at Mende trading center in Mende Sub county of Wakiso district on Monday, the former army commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces -UPDF said that security forces are currently making grave mistakes because of the wrong orders issued by Gen. Museveni in his bid to continue clinging onto power. He believes that the only way to the armed forces some relief is ending the 35-year-old Museveni administration in the coming election
Kyagulanyi says that although some leaders in the current regime are creating an impression that he cannot be President, it is evident that he is a threat to the regime, citing the numerous security personnel who trail him during the campaigns.
Geoffrey Nkugwa says that the people of Kassanda have great hope in Kyagulanyi whom they expect to respect people’s demand for federal not only for Buganda but other parts of the country. He also expects Kyagulanyi to open up the lakes whose access to local fishermen was curtailed by the NRM government
Mpigi Resident District Commissioner Rose Mary Byabasaija announced the changes after two days of protests that followed the arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi, the President of the National Unity Platform. Kyagulanyi was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly defying guidelines by the Electoral Commission and the Ministry of Health for controlling the spread of COVID-19 during campaigns.
Hassan Kivumbi, a member of the party election mobilization team in the district, says many residents are increasingly becoming violent towards NRM candidates and supporters because of the operations by the Fisheries Protection Unit.