Democratic Party (DP) President, Norbert Mao said the demand for money by the electorate is based on reality that leaders won’t deliver. Mao said it’s possible to empower voters through sensitization. Mao said that he won the Gulu Municipality Member of Parliament seat in 1996 without money.
Nathan Irumba is a retired diplomat who served in five Governments and Special Assistant to Sam Odaka, Obote’s former Foreign Minister. He says Amin was a conspiracy of foreign forces that encouraged him to stage a coup against Obote who had made a lot of mistakes.
Sharif Kakooza, a resident of Mandera cell in Kakooba division-Mbarara municipality, says that he had gone to deposit the money in the bank on Wednesday evening when approached by armed thugs approached him and asked to step out before they took off with the money.