Kyalimpa’s appointment and his subsequent withdrawal from the race shades light on how the NRM has used money, positions and in some cases underhand methods to entice or cajole candidates out of the race to allow its flag bearers go through unopposed.
Mayambala last campaigned in west Nile districts of Arua and Maracha and Koboko districts on 4th December. However in Arua Mayambala was accommodated at Arua police station where he slept in his car after failing to meet the hotel costs.
The Executive Director of Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) Sylvia Namubiru, however, points out that certificates of Customary Ownership will not help if the rich and powerful continue to abuse and disregard the law as is the case presently.
Katumba, who campaigned in Lyantonde district on Monday, indicated that if elected, one of his priorities will be establishing fully furnished regional sports centers across the country to support the youths.
In his campaign trail in Amuria and Katakwi districts, Mao canvassed for votes for DP flag bearers in Abiya and Kuju Sub Counties. According to Mao, his approach is to strengthen structures at lower levels to enable the party grow to cause change.