Engineer John fisher Barigye, NRM support in Rukungiri Municipality and the Kebisoni Town Councilor, Leonard Muhunguzi Tiberondwa, said intrigue has greatly affected the progress of the party in Rukungiri because some members are treated as inferior.
The supporters danced to Kyagulanyi's music dubbed freedom and chanted 'People Power' slogans prompting police to use teargas to disperse them. Allan Makweta, the NUP candidate the Industrial Division Councilor’s seat said despite the police brutality, they and ready to stand with Kyagulanyi.
Let by a sound-truck which had earlier moved around mobilizing for him, Muntu entered Masaka town from Total-Highway Fuel Station in Nyendo, on Mbarara-Masaka bypass road and stood out of the roof of his vehicle to wave to onlookers, many of which however seemed less bothered about him.
Speaking during the launch of the NRM party manifesto at Jinja city conference hall on Saturday, the NRM candidates said they are financially constrained because of the just concluded primary elections. They argued that it is hard for them to battle their rivals from other political parties, most of whom are using money to win over voters.
During the rally, Ssentamu declared his defection to NUP and took off time to campaign against Youth and Children Affairs State Minister, Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, who is also the NRM candidate for Bukomansimbi Woman parliamentary seat, whom she previously mobilized for in Kitanda Sub County.
Bonny Okema, a phone technician along the main street told URN while laughing that he was shocked by the rare view of the presidential hopeful. Okema explained that he had thought that the country`s youngest presidential candidate was an artist shooting his video since he was moving with youth who visibly looked like street gangs.
Mayambala has been campaigning in some districts in central region since he was nominated and cleared by the Electoral Commission to canvas for votes. He told URN in an interview on Saturday evening among the burdens he is currently facing is paying off the company where he hired the vehicle he has been using since the campaigns begun, fueling it and printing campaign posters.
Kyagulanyi, who was addressing a rally in Soroti city on Saturday amidst teargas, said despite being known as a cattle keeping community, the people of Teso have repeatedly been deceived by the incumbent regime on compensation.