Alinatwe says that they were shocked last month, when they turned up in High court, presided over by Justice Jesse Byaruhanga only to hear that Murungi had withdrawn the petition without even consulting them.
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.
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.
The residents say that most of their health centres including Kibiito Health Centre IV are ill-equipped, lack essential drugs and staff while most of the roads are in a poor condition with potholes, deep gullies and are slippery and muddy.
While Tumukunde was addressing a rally at Rubona Playground in Bunyangabu district on Monday, farmers told him that they are not benefiting from agriculture because they sell their produce without any value added to them.
On Friday last week, Womujuni together with Elizabeth Nikuze, who was vying for the Bunyangabu District Woman Member of Parliament seat, declared that they had withdrawn from the races shortly after they had been nominated.
Gabriel Kagira, the Secretary for Production and Environment and Bernard Ntoraine, the Secretary for Education and Health tendered in their resignation letters to the Sub County deputy speaker Joseph Akugizibwe on Thursday. They accuse the Sub County Chairperson, John Kyaligonza of incompetence and acting against development of the area.
Mugarama says the ministers decision is too political and unacceptable. He wonders how the minister would invite a minister to commission an institute that was built with government funds without involving the district chairman. According to Mugarama, he has already written to Muyingo asking him not to turn up for the event because they already invited President Museveni to preside over it in November.
Rogers Mulindwa, the NRM Party Communications Officer, says Lumumba will represent President Museveni, the NRM party chairperson at the campaign rallies because he is out of the country attending the United Nations General Assembly.
Peter Musinguzi has dropped out of the race for the the Bunyangabu District Local Council chairpersons seat. Musinguzi, the interim district chairperson since July this year, was nominated last week as an Independent candidate following his defeat in the NRM party primaries by his rival, James Ategeka.
James Ategeka defeated Peter Musinguzi with 18,367 votes against 11,976 votes for the district chairpersons ticket. Defence Minister Adolf Mwesige, who is also MP for Bunyangabu County, threw his support behind Byabasaija and Musinguzi. At different fora, Mwesige also requested the electorate in Bunyangabu to vote the two candidates.
In Bunyangabu district, voting was expected to start at 8: 00am from the 101 polling stations in the district but kicked off at 10:00am. In Rukiga district, voting materials were still being ferried to the polling stations by 8am when the exercise was slated to start. In Namisindwa district the exercise delayed to start due to late delivery of voting materials. Voting was supposed to start at 8:00 am but it did not start until after 9am.
Musinguzi polled nine votes while his sole challenger Moses Ikagobya recorded five votes. The voting exercise was undertaken by 14 councilors, who were all members of the original District Council representing the sub counties within the new district.