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Vendors In Brisk Business Selling NUP T-shirts Ahead of Kyagulanyi Campaign in Mbale

Ritah Nafuna, another vendor told our reporter that she had sold 150 t-shirts at Shillings 10,000 each, something she said will help her cater for her family needs. She asked the government not to hound them but rather identify priority areas for the youths to make a decent living.
Vendors of the National Unity Platform-NUP party t-shirts are in brisk business in streets of Mbale town ahead of the campaign rally of the presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu at Mbale Municipal stadium. The vendors have staged along Bishop Wasikye road, Republic Street, market street and Naboa road among others.   Eddie Mugamba, one of the vendors told URN that he had already made up to Shillings 800,000 by midday from selling the NUP t-shirts at Shillings 10,000 each. He expects to make more than Shillings 1 million by close of the day.

Ritah Nafuna, another vendor told our reporter that she had sold 150 t-shirts at Shillings 10,000 each, something she said will help her cater for her family needs. She asked the government not to hound them but rather identify priority areas for the youths to make a decent living.  Emma Magomu, another said they would have more money if it wasn’t for police interference. According to Magomu, police have continued chasing them from the streets to stop them from selling the NUP T-shirts.

Paul Wambewo, a dealer with Mbale Graphics Limited on Republic street said they had made profits compared to no other day. He prayed that police stop interfering with their business and allow them to operate freely since they are breaking no law.