Christopher Kibazanga, a former minister and Member of Parliament
for Bughendera County in Bundibugyo District has criticized the National Resistance Movement-NRM party for abandoning him.
Kibanzanga who was a party flag bearer in 2021
parliamentary lost the election to Acrobat Moses Kiiza an independent
Kibanzanga petitioned Fort Portal High Court to nullify Acrobat’s
victory for alleged electoral malpractice.
However, the court threw out the petition with costs citing the lack of
Kiiza’s legal team
submitted a bill of 300 Million Shillings, which was approved by the
On Tuesday, the High court in Fort Portal ordered Kibanzanga
and his tenants to vacate his commercial house in Kisanga A cell in Kasese
town within seven days for alleged failure to pay court costs.
Speaking during an interview on Wednesday, Kibazanga who
served as State Minister for Agriculture and that of Veteran Affairs said that the
NRM party should have reached out to him as its flag bearer in settling these
He added that the continued differences will greatly divide
the party and its supporters in the region.
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Kibanzanga maintains that he is a victim of in-fighting in
the party. Kibanzanga who declined to mention names claims that some
individuals have deliberately tried to distance him from the President.
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The NRM National Vice Chairperson Al Hajji Moses Kigongo says
members of the party with grievances must address them to the party
In May supporters
of Kibanzanga started a campaign to mobilize resources to meet the cost of his
The former FDC strongman and Busongora South MP crossed
to NRM in 2015 before he went to Bundibugyo to contest under the NRM flag in 2016.