Sam Baluku who contested on the NUP ticket for the Kasese Municipality Mayoral seat says the decision was the only available option after the court rejected Kyagulanyi’s intention to amend his petition to introduce more grounds challenging the election.
According to the Declaration of Results forms from Bundibugyo District Electoral Commission office, only 29,419 of the 44, 584 registered voters from Bughendera participated in the election of the President. Similarly, only 44, 637 out of the 68,888 registered voters in Bwamba were able to vote.
Museveni told NRM leaders from Ntoroko and Bundibugyo Districts at Boonma grounds in Bundibugyo Town on Thursday that Ugandans must appreciate all efforts to expand business opportunities outside the country.
On Tuesday Mwesigye was scheduled to campaign in Bundibugyo, Ntoroko and Kyenjojo districts. However, he abandoned his campaigns in Kyenjojo district after the police blocked him on grounds account that he was not expected to campaign in the area.
According to statistics from the district commercial office, more than 85% of the population in Bundibugyo is directly dependent on cocoa. The crop also fetches about 150 billion shillings into the district annually.