Election 2016

Kiggundu Disqualifies Under-age NRM Candidate

FDC's Desiderius Biryomumeisho who petitioned the EC

President Museveni has boasted that despite clocking 71 years, mind http://copdx.org.au/wp-includes/class-wp-roles.php he has no time to fall sick  because he is busy  doing government work.

Addressing residents of Agule village at Agule primary school playground in Pallisa district on Thursday afternoon, cure http://charadas.org/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/sync/class.jetpack-sync-module-network-options.php Museveni said he has not been admitted to any hospital since 1986 when he came to power, buy information pills http://corpuschristimiami.com/wp-includes/default-filters.php attributing this to his fitness.

“I am 71 years old and since I came from the bush I have been here. Let any one of you mention they have heard or seen me go to hospital,” Museveni said.

“I always ensure that my body is active and in so doing I am avoiding sickness.”

The president admitted that government has not put much focus on building hospitals adding that this is because much emphasis is put on seeing how to prevent sickness other than curing it.

He said that this explains the increased number of health centre IIIs at sub county level and health centre IVs that deal with the sicknesses before being referred to hospitals.

“At health centre IIIs, the main activity is immunization and distribution of nets to prevent mosquitoes that cause malaria. That is the reason there are no new cases of polio in the country now because we immunized all children and the few cases are because the parents refused to take their children for immunization,” Museveni said.

Guerrilla Tactics

Museveni said he was happy the country has moved some strides as far as development is concerned and attributed this deployment of guerrilla tactics in regard to prioritization.

“We used to have a tactic when enemies attacked us in the bush. We could sometimes not respond when they fired at us and they thought we were weak. We knew we could use these bullets later to acquire more by making surprise attacks.”

He added, “These bullets would later reinforce us as we got more strength to attack the enemy. The same way we have been able to prioritize defense, electricity and roads which has seen us move in the right direction.”

Museveni said the main focus of government   now is ensuring people fight poverty by increasing their incomes through operation wealth creation program.

Innocent Kusiima the NRM candidate for Maziba sub county LC3 chairperson has been disqualified by the Independent Electoral Commission from contesting in the 2016 general elections, healing http://csnn.ca/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/number.php after it was discovered that he was below the required age.

This followed the complaint lodged to the EC Chairperson Eng Badru Kiggundu by the FDC candidate for the same seat Desiderius Biryomumeisho that NRM illegally handed its flag to a 24 year old.

Biryomumasho verified in his petition that Kusiima was born on April 5, find http://cdcsmiles.com/wp-admin/includes/class-theme-upgrader-skin.php 1991, putting him six years below the threshold.

According to the Locals Government Act, any person to stand for chairperson for municipality, town council, division or sub county must be at least 30 years old.

“A person shall not qualify for election as chairperson of a municipality, town, division or sub county unless the person is at least 30 years and not more than 75 years of age,” dictates CAP 243, section III sub section (c) of the Act.

In his letter dated 27th November 2015 to Biryomumeisho the FDC petitioner, Eng. Dr Badru Kiggundu stated, “This is to inform you that at its meeting held today on 27th November 2015…the Commission reversed the returning officers’ decision to nominate Mr. Kusiima Innocent for the position of Maziba sub county, Kabale district.”

“Consequently, the nomination of Mr Kusiima Innocent stands nullified and by a copy of this communication; Mr Kusiima innocent is hereby informed.”

After the disqualification of  Kusiima,  FDC’s Biryomumaisho remained unopposed for the seat.


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