Charles Elasu, the Soroti District NRM Chairperson opened the ground by inviting and introducing everyone interested in a political seat under the NRM ticket. The podium was filled by several politicians and civil servants intending to take part in the general elections.
The ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party has
presented over 40 political aspirants to the Kamuda Sub County community, which they described as desolate and underdeveloped.
The party members, vying for different political offices
ahead of the 2021 general elections turned the belated NRA day celebrations into a
show for introducing aspirants.
Except for the Commander of UPDF Land
forces, Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu and Minister of Agriculture, Animal
Industry and Fisheries, Vincent Ssempijja, all the other speakers grasped the
opportunity to showcase their potential.
Charles Elasu, the Soroti District NRM Chairperson opened
the ground by inviting and introducing everyone interested in a political seat under the NRM ticket.
The podium was filled by several politicians and civil servants
intending to take part in the general elections.
Elasu, then took the opportunity by trying woo voters into
the party when he indicated that Kamuda sub county had for long been abandoned
due to the confusion in the local leadership and their residents.
“Since NRM came to power, it’s the first time we are
convening in Kamuda. You people have been fighting government including all the
programs meant to develop the area. You fought officers who were sent to help demarcate
land and that set a very bad record for this place. But we now want to move
together”, Elasu said.
George Michael Egunyu, the Soroti District LC V Chairperson said the party had achieved a lot for anyone to dispute in any political rally.
Egunyu also used the occasion to appeal for appointments for other
cadres outside the political fold.
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But Peter Odongo, the Kamuda District Council, says people don’t vote parties but good leaders that unite all people regardless of
their political affiliation. Odongo, a UPC stalwart refuted claims that Kamuda
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Among the aspirants was the Deputy RDC for Nebbi, Racheal
Adyango, who told the residents that she will be back on the ballot paper for
Soroti Woman MP come 2021. Adyango has been contesting for the same seat in
vain since 2011.