Immediately after the NRM party Electoral Commission called for elections in Okore Sub County, on local radio stations in Teso, supporters of Alupo and Akurut turned violent leading to the arrest of 18 people who are detained at Katakwi Police Station.
Joel Ssenyonyi, the spokesperson of NUP said that the money although not sufficient to cover the fees of all their aspirants, is testimony that Ugandan’s are participating in bringing about change in the country.
On Wednesday, efforts to conduct fresh primaries by lining up turned chaotic after thousands of NRM supporters besieged the polling stations for more than three hours forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse them.
Justus Akampurira, the Deputy NUP Electoral Commission Secretary told URN that they had no idea why police raided the offices but hastens to add that this could be one of the ploys to frustrate the nomination of their presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
In his October 5th circular addressed to all priests and Reverend Fathers, John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu, said Rev. Fr. Charles Onen, the Second Curate of Holy Rosary Parish Catholic Church is no longer allowed to exercise priestly ministry.