Election 2016

Dr Runumi Handed NRM Flag in Kabale

Dr Runumi celebrates with his supporters after being announced winner of the NRM flag in Kabale town on Tuesday

President Museveni does not want to relinquish power because of failure to get a successor, ampoule http://cccnt.com.au/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/common/src/tribe/template_part_cache.php former Prime Minister and Presidential candidate, more about Hon Amama Mbabazi has revealed.

Mbabazi, discount who served in high profile government positions for the last 30 years, said he was the right man to prepare the way for the new generation’s entry into power.

“I want to create a peaceful transition of power from this generation to the next,” said Mbabazi while addressing supporters at Boma Grounds in Kabarole District.

He said “staying in power for a long time shows you have failed to find a successor.”

President Museveni has since dismissed the accusation as groundless, saying the Constitution of Uganda spells out how leaders are elected into office.

The head of state further said his long stay in power was a result of the people’s wish to keep him around.

Meanwhile, Mbabazi defended himself against accusations of not doing enough to stop corruption and uplift the plight of the common man, asking, “Have I ever been president.”

He said once executive powers are firmly vested in his hands, “We will not have any more thieves in government.”

On boosting pay for teachers, army veterans and public servants, Mbabazi said he would raise funds through cuts on government expenditure.

He also promised to put an end to the widespread land grabbing in the country which has left many homeless.

Mbabazi also spoke out against maternal deaths, saying at least 19 women die during childbirth on a daily basis – a situation he said must be put under control.

He capped his rally by warning against defacing his posters, urging political tolerance in Uganda.
Dr Francis Runumi, about it http://crfg.org/wp-admin/includes/admin.php the former commissioner of planning in the Ministry of Health was on Tuesday officially announced the flag bearer for Kabale Municipality  for the National Resistance Movement in the forthcoming 2016 general elections, viagra approved http://comefare.com/wp-content/plugins/digg-digg/include/dd-manual.php amidst protest by  one of  his challengers for the seat Prof Augustine Nuwagaba.

Dr Runumi was declared by the Kabale district NRM registrar Maurice Keitaba at the party offices, dosage http://contenthog.com/pr/wp-includes/simplepie/caption.php having polled 3626 votes, followed by Dr Nicholas Kamara who got 3346 votes. Prof. Nuwagaba, the former Makerere University Academic Staff Association [MUASA chairperson came third with 3174 votes whereas Deo Agaba trailed with 196 votes.

Keitaba failed to declare Dr. Runumi last night after Prof. Nuwagaba and Dr. Kamara complained of irregularities including ballot stuffing and ineligible voters. Some two people according to Nuwagaba, were caught with pre-ticket ballots in favor of Dr Runumi.

It was then that Keitaba suspended announcing the results and consulted first with the chairperson of the NRM electoral commission Dr. Tanga Odoi, who advised him to proceed with the announcement.

After hearing that the Dr Runumi had been declared winner, some Prof. Augustus Nuwagaba supporters stormed the Kabale NRM offices demanding that the results be cancelled, which compelled police led by the Kabale DPC Dickens Biindeba to deploy heavily at the offices.

Dr Runumi is now to face the incumbent Andrew Baryayanga Aja who is independent, Isaac Rukandema, also independent, and FDC’s James Tugume Magabo.

 

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