Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Minister of Defense Dr. Crispus Kiyonga to camp in Kasese for by-election campains

The minister of Defense Dr. Crispus Kiyonga has re-affirmed his plans to camp in Kasese district until the end of the woman parliamentary by-elections as he campaigns for the NRM candidate Rehema Muhindo. Muhindo was a runner up in the 2011 parliamentary elections losing to FDC’s Winfred Kiiza before securing a court of appeal ruling that ordered fresh elections. Addressing mourners at the burials of the late Collin a nephew to Masaka RDC Bamusede Bwambale at Kaserengethe in Mpondwe-Lubiriha Town council, the defense minister said NRM as a party cannot sit down and watch their candidate losing to FDC. Dr. Kiyonga who is the NRM chairman in Kasese District and also Bukonzo West MP said that it is his obligation to campaign for the party candidate basing on the achievements of the regime. Rehema Muhindo faces FDC’s Winfred Kiiza and independent candidate Betty Kayesu in the August 8th by-elections. On the issue of the Busongora Kingdom, Dr. Kiyonga asked the people of Kasese to be calm because the government does not know their King. The archdeacon of Bwera Anglican archdeaconry Rev. Can. Charles Habagatsi called upon the people of Kasese to impress voluntary testing and counseling services in order to know their HIV/ AIDS status. Can. Habagatsi said that the many people especially the youth are succumbing early to the scourge because they refuse to test for their status. The late Collin died at the age of 27