According to Ondoma, some of the destroyed banana plants were nearing harvest. He says the destruction has hit a lot since the bananas are his source of livelihood. Ondoma earns Shillings 450,000 each month from his two acre banana plantation.
According to Lutukomoi, he received a complaint from voters in Ayago parish, in Railways Division that Odoch traversed the area during the local council elections intimidating them to vote for his friend Steven Alele who was contesting for the position of LC 3 councilor.
On Saturday, Nakato drove to Mbalala trading center along the Jinja-Kampala Highway after receiving a tip off that Magada had been cited in the area. According to Nakato, she found Magada alive and well.
George William Tindiwensi, the outgoing youth league publicity secretary claims that 16 out of 20 heifers that were ferried to Mbarara district on the request of the youth leaders were distributed to opinion leaders, councillors and sub county chairpersons
George Rashid Opio, the Ojwina Division councilor, says the election, the area has continued to register various attacks on civilians. Opio tasked police to investigate the group and ensure they are brought to book.
Weekly Rwenzori region Intelligence brief from the Directorate of Criminal Intelligence to Kayihura have over the last one and half years been showing increased tensions between the Bakonzo and Bamba in the region. The reports have also been faulting the cultural leaders for inciting their subjects.