They include West Budama North MP Jacob Oboth-Oboth, Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among, Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko, Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa, Gomba West MP Robinah Rwakojo, Theodore Ssekikubo, the Lwemiyaga County MP and State Minister for Finance David Bahati.
Although the bikes came after the election which was won by the NRM candidate Yoweri Museveni and NRM candidates in the district, Musinguzi says that mobilization for the party should be a daily duty for its leaders.
This is the second slot for NRM in KCCA, after losing all positions of directly elected and women councillors to the National Unity Platform and Forum for Democratic Change candidates. NUP won 41 out of the 44 direct seats in the council, in polls held last week.
Many of the delegates were seen taking photos after ticking the ballots, which they are expected to present to the selected candidates for payment. Our reporter caught some of the delegates discussing the issue of voting and taking photos of the ticked ballot as proof for payment.
The Bunyangabu District Returning Officer Evarist Twinomujuni says the election for male councilors representing workers in the district council could not continue as planned over a mix-up of photos and names of candidates.
Other than the Leader of Opposition, a position provided for under Article 81 of the 1995 Constitution as amended in 2005, there are nine other positions in parliament that NUP is set to take up. These include the Opposition Chief Whip, ane leadership of the four accountability committees; the Public Accounts Committee-PAC, Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, Local Government Accounts Committee and Committee on Government Assurances.
On Tuesday, Obete declared Lumumba elected with 2,636 votes while Ogwette came second with 2,594 votes. This prompted dozens of Ogwette’s supporters and DP leaders led by the Gulu Municipality Member of parliament, Lyandro Komakech to lead a procession in the streets of Gulu City.
Currently, there are two factions of market vendors operating at Tuma Atoo Satellite Market and Akuru Kwe in Central Division. The rift between the vendors started around November 2018 when a section of vendors were relocated to Airfield Market in Pandwong Division to pave the way for construction of modern Market bounced back and created their satellite market.
In his January 21, 2021 petition addressed to the Electoral Commission chairperson through the District Registrar, Bajjungu claims that ballot papers in two boxes from Kiteredde polling station in Kibanda sub-county and Kitogota polling station in Kiziba sub-county were not counted.
The Chief Magistrate, Charles Yeitesi, who had issued a vote recount order on Monday declined to continue with the exercise after it emerged that the seal on one of the ballot boxes delivered in court was broken.