Kayunga by-election: Security surround off Bobi wine’s home

Security operatives have surrounded off the home of National Unity Platform (NUP) party President Robert Kyagulanyi also known aka Bobi wine.

Kyagulanyi is today expected to travel to Kayunga district for the final rally of NUP candidate Harriet Nakaweede ahead of the elections on Thursday.

However, in a Twitter post-Tuesday morning, Kyagulanyi said the police and the military had deployed near his home ahead of his planned visit to Kayunga district.

“This morning, ahead of my planned visit to Kayunga District to campaign for our flag bearer, the police and military deployed overnight around my home in an apparent attempt to block me from leaving,” twitted Bobi Wine.

He further tweeted saying: “The military has increased deployment around my home. No one is allowed to leave or enter. Our security guard and gardener have been violently arrested, beaten, and bundled into ‘drones’ outside our gate”.

Kyagulanyi’s planned visit to Kayunga, comes at the same time as that of President Yoweri Museveni who is also expected visit to Kayunga today.

Museveni is the party chairman National Resistance Movement (NRM) and is expected in Kayunga to campaign for the NRM candidate Andrew Muwonge..

Six candidates were nominated to take part in the by-election to fill the vacancy for Kayunga district LCV chairperson.

The nominated candidates include; Musisi Boniface Bandikubi (Independent); Muwonge Andrew (NRM); Kamoga Jamilu (Independent), Waddimba Anthony (DP), Nyanzi Majid (Independent) and Nakweede Harriet (NUP).

The Kayunga district LCV by-election is expected to take place on Thursday, December 16, 2021.

The seat fell Vacant after Ffefeka Sserubugo , the LCV chairperson for Kayunga district was found dead near his house early this year.

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