Heavy security deployment as the Electoral Commission completes nomination of of candidates to run fo Bukimbiri Constituency in Kisoro district.
Five candidates have been nominated for the position. They are Eddie Kwizera-NRM, James Owebeyi-FDC, Joshua Mutabazi-NUP, Edward Mutaabazi- IND and Asigalirwe Turyagyenda-IND.
Joshua Mutabaazi the 19 year old on NUP ticked after completing the nomination process complained against the heavy UPDF deployment saying it has started threatening voters especially supporting the opposition side.
“We need a free and fair campaign. What is the use of UPDF yet we have police in the constituency” Mutabaazi asks.
The Returning Officer for Kisoro District, Daniel Ayebale notes that security is part and partial in elections and they have liaised with only police.
He notes that the UPDF might be on other operations following the rebel activities at the nearby Congo boarder.
Moses Kigongo NRM’s vice chairman urged Kisoro voters not to be diverted by the disunity amongst the NRM leaders and asked them to support Eddie Kwizera who is in good terms with the ruling Party.
Kwizera also says is capable for the position since he belongs to the ruling party.
“I appeal to the people Bukimbiri to vote for me because am the gate way to development in the constituency just like I had started to do previously before I was thrown out of parliament.” Kwizera noted.