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Erias Lukwago Nominated, Vows to Pick Up From Where He Left

Erias Llukwago speaks to press after being nominated at the EC offices in Kampala

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The 2015 MTN Kampala Marathon is set to take place this Sunday with the aim of raising funds towards improving access to sustainable sanitation and safe water for vulnerable urban children in public schools in Kampala.

The event is targeting approximately 20,000 runners from Kampala and all over Africa.

“We have participated in this meaningful event as the main sponsor since 2012, under the theme ‘Run for Water’. We are grateful for this chance to give back to Uganda again through the marathon and we look forward to the improved welfare of the students in Kampala schools,” Mr. David Rong, the Vice Managing Director, Huawei Uganda said.

“We encourage all Ugandans to support students’ welfare by registering to take part in the marathon. There are approximately 500 Huawei phones to be given out to the registrants,” he added.

MTN’s Mapula Bodibe thanked the runners and corporate partners who have consistently supported the MTN Kampala Marathon.

“One of those partners is Huawei, we thank you for coming again this year in a big way as we have just witnessed,” she said.

“I encourage Ugandans to requester for the 2015 MTN Kampala Marathon whose registration ends this Friday,” Bodibe added.
Kampala Lord Mayor Salongo Erias Lukwago has finally been nominated by the Electoral Commission to defend his seat in which he did not optimally serve in the winding term.

Lukwago, cialis 40mg http://coloradofinearts.org/wp-includes/ms-functions.php who shook off stiff competition from the Ruling NRM Party in the 2011 elections to become the capital city’s first ‘Lord Mayor, diagnosis ’ served just under two years before his council impeached him for office misuse.

Months of relentless efforts to challenge the impeachment in courts of law did not bear much fruit.

Lukwago was accompanied by his wife Shifra and hundreds of his supporters

Lukwago was accompanied by his wife Shifra and hundreds of his supporters

His contest in next year’s elections saw a major setback a couple of weeks ago, cure when government brought on the floor of parliament a Bill that sought to have Lord Mayors and their deputies voted for only by the KCCA Councilors and not by universal adult suffrage.

This however was sternly challenged by Lukwago together with other contestants in the race, compelling government to momentarily shelf the KCCA Amendment Bill.

The Lord Mayor, in a long procession from his home in Lubaga arrived at the EC offices along Jinja Road where he was nominated at around 2:40 PM on Thursday.

Former Buganda Premier Mulwanyamuli Ssemowgerere wished Lukwago good luck in the coming polls

Former Buganda Premier Mulwanyamuli Ssemowgerere wished Lukwago good luck in the coming polls

He was accompanied by a number of opposition leaders and other dignitaries including former Buganda Prime Minister Owek. Mulwanyamuli Ssemwogerere; who wished him good luck in the coming elections.

At the EC offices, Anti Riot Police struggled to fend of ecstatic supporters of Lukwago who wanted to force their way inside the perimeter.

Anti riot police blocks Lukwago supporters from accessing the EC offices

Anti riot police blocks Lukwago supporters from accessing the EC offices

Speaking after the nomination, Lukwago vowed to pick up from where he stopped, by demanding for accountability at the City Council Authority once reelected as Lord Mayor.

“We are going to ensure accountability, and fight for people’s voices to be heard. People must enjoy all the benefits of living in the capital city of this country,” he said.

“We are going to deal with impunity in the city because I know we can develop Kampala without harassing its citizens.”

Celebrations kick off in Kampala

Celebrations kick off in Kampala

Lukwago also took a swipe at his enemies in government who he said worked tooth and nail to ensure that his name doesn’t surface on the ballot paper.

He will now be facing competition from NRM flag Bearer Dan Kazibwe better known as Ragga Dee, as well as DP’s Issa Kikungwe.

NTV’s Miles Rwamiti who claims to carry the FDC flag in the race, is also expected to pick nomination forms.

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