The Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party won all parliamentary seats in Kasese district edging senior NRM stalwarts like Kiyonga. He says that at the end of June he completed his three-year tour of duty in China and thought he should come back to reclaim the position he lost to Godfrey Atkins Katusabe
Kasaija who doubles as the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development said that the youths, who want to replace him now should wait until then. He was speaking at the National Resistance Movement Electoral Commission headquarters in Kampala where he had gone to return his nomination papers for party primaries,
According to information that was making rounds on social media, the police surrounded NBS Television housed at Media Plaza in Kamwokya with the view of arresting politicians; Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the MP for Kira municipality, Betty Bakireke Nambooze, the MP for Mukono municipality and Fred Nyanzi, the People Power coordinator in charge of the informal sector.
According to Dr. Ayume, his decision to contest for the Koboko Municipality parliamentary seat, has been influenced by his desire to empower youth and women and residents through providing educational opportunities once elected.