NRM Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba said in a letter last evening, that President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the National Chairman of the NRM party, has directed her to invite all NRM leaning independent MPs for the meeting.
A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
Nakyeyune, Kyeyune's sister wants the government to compensate his wife Nakanwagi because Kyeyune died on duty, "defending NRM's votes". Charles Kabagambe who was leading the protestors insists that Kyeyune took the bullet intended for Mutebi Kabwama, NRM's flag bearer in the Entebbe Municipality mayoral race, and described how the killer soldier calmly took aim from his sitting position on the patrol pick-up.
On Saturday, as candidates conducted the final lap of the campaigns, some of them struggled to control the crowds and eventually addressed more than 200 people. They disregarded the other standard operating procedures such as wearing a face mask, and avoiding handshakes and hugs.
He also disregarded the other standard operating procedures such as properly wearing a face mask, and avoiding handshakes and hugs, Mutebi instead wore his face mask around his neck, hugged and shook hands with voters.
Nassuna is the only female candidate in the race that attracted six contenders. Her rivals include the incumbent Vincent Kayanja De Paul (Democratic Party), Michael Mutebi from the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM, Kenneth Ssimbwa of the Alliance for National Transformation, Fabrice Rulinda, an NRM leaning Independent and former MP Mohamed Kawuma.
Orombi also noted that representatives from the different political camps should have been invited for the national thanksgiving prayers at State House.
President Yoweri Museveni promised that other political parties will be invited for such functions in the future.
When Muntu's convoy arrived at Katabi traffic lights, headed for Nakiwogo and other areas, police officers, led by Entebbe District Police Commander Michael Kasigire directed Muntu's convoy to turn to Katabi-Kitubulu playground.
" He [Museveni] is trying to control our programmes. The security services are now telling candidates where not to go. Where to go. That is beyond their authority."
The NRM candidates, led by Stephen Shyaka Gashaijja who is contesting for Entebbe Municipality MP seat said that it has been difficult to control the crowds because some of the people want to interact with the candidates as they move door to door.
Kiriweru is the NRM Vice Chairperson for Entebbe Municipality and a former councilor in Entebbe Municipality Division B while Mutebi is the Entebbe Division LC III Chairperson.
Kiriweru, is the current Vice Chairperson for NRM in Entebbe Municipality and a former councilor in Entebbe Municipality Division B while Mutebi is currently the Local Council III Chairperson Entebbe Division A.