Several NRM supporters who had been planning to join Museveni’s convoy from Arua City to Muni University and back to State Lodge at Anyafio were left angry after they were told they would not be allowed at Muni.
Robert Mayombwe, a voter from Kiwenda in Wakiso district says that for the presidential and constituency debates to be understood, the people need to know what the politicians are promising to deliver when elected in 2021.
“This is a matter of 2010 that was resurrected in 2020, for political witch hunt. They brought the same charge sheet as if they are accusing him of the first time, in the circumstances we pray that this matter is dismissed. The same issue has always been mentioned by the state but they have failed to amend the charge sheet if the state is interested in the matter they would have addressed those anomalies before resurrecting the charges,” he argued.
Zedriga, who is also the Deputy President NUP who was part of the campaign entourage for Presidential Candidate Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert, alias Bobi Wine was picked up by police at Oyam Boma Ground and whisked to Loro police station on Thursday.
According to the Electoral Commission, the Presidential Elections Act (Amendment 2020) clearly prohibits candidates from donate to voters during campaign time. The amendment arose from the Supreme Court's command to ensure that even the incumbent president does not make donations during campaign time under the guise of conducting presidential activities.
According to Dr Joel Mirembe the head of NUP's professional’s wing, the idea of creating the unit came after only the two days of presidential nominations in Kyambogo and manifesto launch in Mbarara in which more than 20 party leaders and supporters were badly injured by security agencies.