Addressing a press conference in Iganga town, the royal chiefs unveiled Yokonia Isiko, as the chief royal prince, who will also carry the mandate of steering other chiefs as they earmark preparations of coronation and unveiling another King.
Speaking to political leaders and civil society organization-CSO actors, during the post-election evaluation meeting held at Iganga district headquarters last Friday, Mastiko said that they have put in place a system where all their staff implicated in jeopardizing the smooth execution of the electoral process shall be registered.
Forum for democratic change’s-FDC election supervisor, Saleh Muwanguzi says that EC should thoroughly investigate the issue of broken seals as it kills the morale of some voters who may assume that, since the ballot boxes are tampered with, their votes are not necessary.
District Council Speaker Bernard Mpungu says that since councilors unanimously voted against her unbecoming behavior, the appointing authority should take their concerns seriously so as to create harmony and sanity within the district
Kayemba, who is vying for the Kigulu South Parliamentary seat as an independent is in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 on October 30th, a day to the much anticipated presidential visit to Iganga to commission road construction projects.
The voters who were participating in the NRM party elections for Kigulu South constituency were also concerned about the lack of temperature guns, sanitizers and hand washing facilities at the polling areas.
On Friday, Muganga reportedly stormed Iganga Mainstreet with whistles and a placard condemning the government for failing to provide food for the needy. He also carried along a petition demanding that the government either lifts the lockdown and the continued ban on bodaboda operations.
While addressing journalists on Sunday, Mugema says that he liaised with different taskforce members whom he notified of his intentions to donate food to the COVID-19 district task force, but was surprised that none of them showed up to receive his items at the district headquarters.
“The Indian association responded to the president’s call and their main aim was for us to help them handover this food to the national task force for proper accountability and recognition,” she told journalists.
It is alleged that the suspects organized a political rally at Bunyiiro primary school in Nakalama Sub County in Iganga district on Sunday night leading to their arrest. Shortly after his arrest on Sunday night, Lugwire posted message on a WhatSapp group claiming that he had been roughed up by gunmen in a saloon car
Walukamba was nominated together with Amina Mutesi, Rose Birabwa, Rachel Magoola and Monica Musubika last week for the NRM primaries for the newly created Bugweri district scheduled for August 14th, 2018.