Bukenya says all the presidential candidates have been notified of the meeting, adding that they are expected to attend in person. “This meeting won't disrupt the normal campaign schedule, the candidates’ campaigns, and meeting can still go on because the candidate will be represented by their official campaign agents,” Says Bukenya.
Alanyo told URN on her sick bed that the injury has left her helpless and unable to fend for her 4 children. A police officer on Kyagulanyi’s security detail was also injured during an altercation between the local police and the guards in Panyangara in Kotido Municipality.
The deceased’s husband Badiru Watongola, who doubles as the Kamuli municipality NRM chairperson told URN in a phone interview that his wife breathed her last around 11:30 am Saturday morning. He said that the deceased legislator was admitted with breathing difficulties and they are yet to confirm whether she succumbed to COVID-19 or some other illness.
The charged NUP supporters attempted to block the arrest of the defectors prompting police to fire teargas and live bullets in the air to disperse them before roughing up Alex Ssempijja and Abdul Ssentamu.
Asiimwe, said they couldn’t allow Mao to address the rally because it was past campaigning time. According to the Electoral Commission guidelines, campaigns start at 7:00 AM and close at 6:00 PM. However, Mao and his campaign entourage arrived at the playground at 5:55 PM.
Heavily armed police officers led by Moroto District Police Commander, Jude Nasucha barricaded the road a few meters from the Naitakwae, where Kyagulanyi has addressed his political rally to block him from accessing Moroto town where he had booked airtime on radio for a talk show.