Jafari Magyezi, the Bududa District Police Commander, said no procession will be allowed to accompany Kyagulanyi in compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures issued by the Health Ministry to stop the spread of the Corona Virus Disease-COVID-19.
Elgon Region have warned residents of Manafwa and Bududa against staging any procession during the visit of the National Unity Platform-NUP
presidential candidate Robert Kyagulangi Sentamu.
is expected to campaign in Kibuku and Budaka districts before heading to Manafwa
and Bududa districts later in the afternoon.
On Wednesday evening, the Elgon
Region Police Spokesperson, John Robert Tukei called for cooperation between
security and residents to avoid skirmishes as Kyagulanyi campaigns there.
called on the organisers of Kyagulanyi’s campaigns to stick to the campaign
venues as directed by police.
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Magyezi, the Bududa District Police Commander, said no procession will be
allowed to accompany Kyagulanyi in compliance with the Standard Operating
Procedures issued by the Health Ministry to stop the spread of the Corona Virus
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Watenyeli Nabende, the Bududa Resident District Commissioner, said they are
ready to receive Kyagulanyi if he is escorted by the recommended number of
people in accordance with the Health Ministry and Electoral Commission
that they have no intentions of frustrating Kyagulanyi’s campaigns as many
people think but they are only interested in protecting people from contracting
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Nambeshe, the Eastern Region NUP Coordinator decried the venue allocated for
their campaigns, saying they had selected Butiru town council but security
pushed them to Mayenze near Manafwa Central Police Station.
He also said they were
denied access to Bumwalye playground in and instead directed to Bududa town
council near Bududa Central Police Station.
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has had rough campaigns right from the first day of his nominations because of
clashes with security. Police have repeatedly accused the leader of Uganda’s
youngest political party of violating the COVID-19 guidelines.
He also accuses
the force of highhandedness to frustrate his campaigns.