Speaking to the media on Sunday at Queen Of Peace Kasana Cathedral in Luwero town, Mao said that veterans and affected families will not be compensated by the NRM government because this is not among its priorities.
The Chairman Richard Mutyaba, 45, also the Head of Laity at Kasaala Catholic Church was shot at around 8 p.m. on Wednesday while trying to calm the crowds that lit a fire at Kasaala trading centre, about two miles from Luwero town along the Kampala-Gulu highway.
The area witnessed chaotic turns on Monday as the anti-riot Police battled supporters of National Unity Platform-NUP who had gathered to see Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu, on his way to West Nile.
According to Nadduli, the struggle to obtain the party ticket to contest for elective position is no longer driven by the desire to transform the country and promote the party ideology but to find a way to get money from the Government.
Luwero District Returning Officer Nathan Nabaasa asked candidates who intend to use outdoor megaphone community radios for their campaigns, to submit details about their activities to him, with a copy to the Police. Nabaasa also cautioned candidates against attracting crowds.
According to the petitioner, Nakalyango lied to EC during the nomination exercise claiming that she was born in 1998 and is 22 years but her National ID clearly shows that she is 34 years. Nakalyango told URN that she erred while registering for the National ID.
Almost all candidates indicated that their focus for the campaign is on the unfulfilled pledges by the NRM government to the people of Luwero district, where the National Resistance Army waged a guerrilla war for the Liberation of Uganda.
All the leaders behind the rejuvenation of Party structures have now crossed to National Unity Platform plunging the party in a leadership crisis. Among them is Erasto Kibirango, the DP District Chairperson, the former District Woman MP Brenda Nabukenya who has been serving as Secretary for Women Affairs and Lawrence Sewino, the Secretary for Youths Affairs.
Prossy Najjuka, one of the parliamentary aspirants says that they are disadvantaged by the large geographical coverage of their constituencies because, for each group that they meet, they are expected to spend. The district has 606 villages.
Sam Serunjongi, who is eying the Wobulenzi town council LC III chairperson’s seat, says the District NUP Vetting Committee was also biased against certain aspirants and approved candidates based on friendship other than their contribution to the party.
Pascal Imarach, the aspirant for the Zirobwe town council LC 3 Chairperson NRM party ticket, says his rival Joseph Sande opted out of the polls leaving him unopposed in the newly gazetted electoral area.
Nakaseke District Chairman Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka defeated his rival Wasswa Tadeo Ziritwawula, the current Chairperson of Ngoma Town Council to retain the party flag in polls held on Friday. He polled 32,718 votes against Wasswa's 18,841 votes across 10 sub-counties and five town councils, according to the results released by the Nakaseke NRM Registrar Paul Tandeka.
According to provisional results for LC 5 Chairperson NRM Flagbearer for Luweero district obtained by URN from 370 out of 606 polling stations in the district, Uthman Kamoga Jjuuko has so far polled 15,268 votes followed by Abbey Ssozi Bakisula with 1545 votes and the current District speaker Dithan Kikabi with 1312 and Rashidah Birungi with 91 votes.