Enock Musundi, the former BCU Chairperson and Member of the Vetting Committee asked farmers to desist from using their Annual General Meeting for the election of new board members but rather evaluate how the union performed in the previous year.
The UPC chairperson in Bugisu region Kasolo Mike region and Abas Wetaka the Chairperson for Mbale district are demanding for immediate and unconditional release for the suspects. Wetaka says that the events that happened in Arua before and after the elections are driving the country into a state of anarchy.
Tukei says that the criminals often attack at night, vandalise the meters and leave the water to flow, an act that he says has caused financial losses of more than 20 million Shillings to National Water in a space of two weeks.
The Assistant Mbale District Returning Officer, Robert Mugabe disclosed this at his offices at the Regional administration block in Mbale town last evening. Mugabe made the announcement after receiving petitions from the affected villages.
Around Kisekka Market in downtown Kampala, less than 100 voters have so far been verified from a register of more than 1000 people. Verification started at 10:30 a.am but has been halted several times because of the chaotic crowd around the polling centres.
According to Netalisire, there was heavy security deployment in areas where she had a lot o support, which intimidated voters. She says the NRM primary election results dont reflect the will of the people in Namisindwa district.
Richard Oseku, the Kibale County Member of parliament, says it is unfortunate that the elections in Butebo district was suspended over the border conflicts yet the people of Butebo needed to exercise their rights to vote their representatives.
Sarah Netalisire Kayagi, one of the candidates eyeing the Namisindwa Woman MP NRM party ticket, says the postponement of the polls is stressful financially and physically. She notes that this is the second time the primaries are being postponed.