The Chairman Richard Mutyaba, 45, also the Head of Laity at Kasaala Catholic Church was shot at around 8 p.m. on Wednesday while trying to calm the crowds that lit a fire at Kasaala trading centre, about two miles from Luwero town along the Kampala-Gulu highway.
Allan Biira, one of the disgruntled NUP members, said Baluku has been resilient, enduring and suffered various arrests for promoting the party in the district. He wants all party members to participate in the selection of flag bearers just like the case was with NRM.
Several candidates who lost primaries in the National Resistance Movement- NRM and those who fell out with the Democratic party had crossed with the tide, to compete for positions under NUP, a new political outfit led by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says Bongo and other NUP members held an unlawful assembly contrary to the Health Ministry guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of Coronavirus-COVID-19
Dick Lukyamuzi, the Greater Masaka Region representative to the DP National Executive Committee-NEC blames the chaos on the recent defectors whom he accuses of continuously badmouthing their mother party and leaders despite parting ways.
Joseph Ddungu, the DP organizing Secretary for Masaka district indicates they have thought through the decision and agreed that in the union, there is a common good of achieving the much desired political change in the country. He adds that although they are not formally divorcing their loyalty from the mother party-DP, its ambitions have lately become unclear.