Robert Kyagulanyi, the NUP presidential candidate has appealed to the public to forgive most of the police officers that treat them inhumanely, saying they are only working on the orders of their superiors.
Unlike the opposition candidates who are campaigning jointly, each NRM candidate is campaigning separately after a series of bickering and wrangles, some of which can be traced to the party primaries held earlier.
Kalembe who was supposed to begin her campaigns in the districts of Jinja, Mayuge, Luuka, Buyende and Kamuli made a surprise appearance at the campaign gathering organised by the NUP in Mukono. The gathering brought together candidates vying for the various political positions, among them, Rev Peter Bakaluba Mukasa, Hanifer Nabukeera, and Betty Nambooze.
Previously, the district was conducting nominations at the district Electoral Commission offices. However, another office has now been established at Nakifuma sub-county headquarters. The main centre is now handling candidates from Mukono South, North, Aspirants for the District leadership position, and the municipality whereas the new centre is handling candidates from Nakifuma County.
Bakaluba, who is now contesting for the District Chairman’s seat, says his eyes were opened after training in local governance in Tokyo, Japan, two years ago, where he was introduced to the concept of people power in developing communities.