John Baptist Wamala the head of mobilisers in Mukono municipality says that they fear to be attacked by angry NUP supporters. Wamala wants the government not to be selective in enforcing the covid-19 guidelines during campaigns.
The National Resistance Movement mobilisers in Ggoma Division
Mukono Municipality have suspended their campaigns citing insecurity in the
About 200 mobilizers were tasked to campaign for the party flag
bearers including the party’s presidential flag bearer in the area, however, following
the protests many of them have halted the campaign until the situation normalizes.
Since Wednesday, Mukono district has been engulfed in protests
from NUP supporters who were protesting the arrest of their Presidential
candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. They blocked several vehicles branded
with NRM party colours and posters going through the district.
Although security was beefed up in the district, protests resumed
on Thursday in areas of Kiwanga in Seeta, Industrial Area, and Nasuuti trading in
Mukono Central Division and Kalagi town in Mukono North with supporters burning
car tyres and demanding for the unconditional release of Kyagulanyi.
John Baptist Wamala the head of mobilisers in Mukono municipality
says that they fear to be attacked by angry NUP supporters. Wamala wants the
government not to be selective in enforcing the covid-19 guidelines during
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Ronald Ochola a mobiliser in charge of distributing NRM posters in
Seeta town says they are now uncertain about their living and promoting the
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Bosco Rwakikara the coordinator in charge of Ggoma division says is now
challenged leading his team to field at this time when there is chaos in the
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The Residents District Commissioner Fred Bamwiine has asked the
residents to remain calm saying security is containing the situation.