Security Tightened Ahead of Kagoma Polls

Police have deployed heavily ahead of tomorrow's elections in Kagoma

By Ibrahim Shamiru Byakika

All is set for tomorrow’s by-election in Kagoma County constituency following conclusion of the campaigns yesterday by the four candidates in the race.

The Jinja District Returning Officer Rogers Sserunjogi said the commission is ready to conduct the exercise tomorrow.

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President Yoweri Museveni who is also the NRM national chairman pitched camp in the constituency for two days to solicit votes for the party flag bearer Moses Walyomu.

Some of the police trucks stationed in Kagoma

Some of the police trucks stationed in Kagoma

He urged the people of Kagoma to vote the NRM candidate to foster development in the area.

Meanwhile, cost the FDC’s Dr.Kiiza Besigye was also earlier in the constituency to drum up support for party flag bearer Timothy Lusala who he said would help improve health services.

Independent candidate Alex Kintu Brandon who shook Buwenge Town at his last rally was accompanied by the Former Jinja district NRM vice chairman Majid Dhikusooka.


Another independent candidate Muhammad Bidondole focused his campaign promise on improving education.

Meanwhile, information pills security has been tightened in all Centers ahead of tomorrow’s by-election. Numerous police artillery trucks were notices roaming the roads, as well as an increased number of officers.


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