Independent Presidential Candidate Henry Tumukunde has promised
change of government in Uganda.
Tumukunde who was on Monday afternoon addressing voters in
Adjumani and Atiak Town Councils in Adjumani and Amuru districts said that he
has the expertise to get President Museveni out of his office.
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Tumukunde added that his government will economically empower the Acholi
community who he said lost their wealth to the current regime and also improve
the livelihood of youths.
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He boasted that he tirelessly fought the Lord's Resistance Army rebel group
that tormented Northern Uganda and also aware of the people in government who
are grabbing land in Acholi promising that he will fight them all once elected.
Prossy Layet, a voter in Attiak Town Council said that Tumukunde
seems competent to oust incumbent President Museveni since he worked him for a
long time since the bush war which consequently toppled into power. She says
that she will vote for Tumukunde because he looks heaven-sent to lead Uganda.
Tumukunde was received with excitement as he drove around Adjumani
and Amuru districts while urging voters that the time for change has come.
Emmy Daniel Ojara is a young journalist and has been practicing since 2013, during which he covered land rights violation in the contested Apaa and Lakang in Amuru as his first take ups while at Gulu Fm, Favor Fm and later Paidha Fm and Speak Fm where he is still attached.
Human rights abuses and denied access to land by security and government agencies has been the major aftermath of the contest over the lands. The underprivileged such as women, children and the elderly faced challenges in accessing soc