Former state minister for health Dr. Alex Kamugisha has quit the race for the Rukungiri municipality parliamentary seat.
Dr Kamugisha was standing as an independent candidate for the seat after losing in last year’s NRM primaries to Dr Eric Rutahigwa.
While speaking at a press conference at Randovoles Hotel in Rukungiri town attended by Information Minister Rtd. Major General Jim Muhwezi, approved Kamugisha said he took the decision after realizing that is candidature was tearing up the ruling party to the advantage of the opposition.
Having joined the current government 30 years ago and helped in its establishment, Kamugisha said he regretted his actions of trying to divide its supporters in Rukungiri.
Despite being cheated in the NRM Primaries, he said he decided to step aside for the winner, for the good of the party.
The Rukungiri Municipality MP race now remains between Dr Eric Rutahigwa and the incumbent FDC’s Roland Kaginda Mugume who is also vice chairperson of the opposition party in western Uganda.
Sources inside the NRM party however, intimate that Dr Kamugisha quit the race after a meeting with President Yoweri Museveni and a host of party leaders while he was in Rukungiri last month.
President Museveni at a rally at Rukungiri stadium told the locals that he felt betrayed when they voted an opposition MP, shortly after he granted them a Municipality.
Police has started investigating circumstances under which a one Silvia Kyokunzira, viagra order http://debiontheweb.com/wp-includes/category.php a resident of Kigando in Kabale district was murdered.
Kyokunzira went missing from her home for six days and on Sunday 7th February, http://comotenerunabuenaereccion.com/wp-includes/class-wp-http-curl.php her body was found floating in a swamp.
Police retrieved the body and has so far arrested 2 people in an effort to get the murderer, as Elly Mate the police region spokesman says.
Meanwhile police in Masaka has commenced the hunt of Daniel Habasa,24, who on Sunday 7th February hacked to death his father.
The deceased was identified as Phillip Matenego a resident of Kalungu in Masaka district. The two reportedly picked a fight after the son accused his father of poaching on his wife.
During the scuffle, Habasa got hold of an axe and hacked the old man to death. Inquiries to trace Habasa are ongoing at Masaka police station.