The Jinja East Member of Parliament, Paul Mwiru says that he is
not bothered by people criticizing him of defecting to the Alliance for National Transformation-ANT
In July, Mwiru formerly a member of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party
and Gerald Karuhanga, the Ntungamo Municipality MP joined ANT that was formed by
His defection didn’t go on well with some of his supporters who until now
accuse him of hypocrisy and failure to value the party which groomed his
Speaking after he was nominated on Friday, Mwiru says that, although some of
the supporters were against his move to join another party, he will use the
campaign season to consolidate his victory.
Mwiru further says that, there are several provocations and belittling
statements orchestrated by his opponents but promised to present a more
appealing manifesto which will attract eligible voters to his side.
//cue in: “I was a…
Cue out…vote for me.//
Mwiru adds that, opposition parties struggled to regain Jinja South East
constituency through the by-elections and several court battles therefore, they
should rather consolidate it other than involving themselves in constant fights
which will create room for National Resistance Movement-NRM party to
reclaim the seat.
//cue in: “the question of…
Cue out…liberate this constituency.//
Hanington Basakana, the former Jinja LCV Chairperson who is vying for the Jinja West Parliamentary seat on the ANT ticket says that, voters in Busoga region should
focus on electing strong minded leaders who are ready to selflessly lobby for
the development of the region.