Activists for Change have called off their rally that was scheduled to take place in Katwe on Thursday afternoon. Coordinator Mathias Mpuuga says the rally was called off due to the opposition retreat taking place in Jinja.
Activists for Change have called off their rally that was scheduled to take place in Katwe on Thursday afternoon.
Coordinator Mathias Mpuuga says the rally was called off due to the opposition retreat taking place in Jinja.
Mpuuga says most of their key speakers including Kyadondo East MP Ssemujju Nganda and Mukono Woman MP Betty Nambooze among others are attending the retreat.
The Masaka Municipality MP reveals that the retreat is to discuss critical matters regarding their subsequent activities.
He adds that the opposition MPs’ retreat in Jinja will also lay a legislative agenda for the next parliamentary session that is starting on Tuesday next week. However, the rallies will resume on Sunday this week in Wakiso town council.
The activists for change have been holding rallies around Kampala suburbs in Luzira, Kawempe, Ndeeba, Kyengera and Namungoona after the re-launch of what they called Walk to Work Reloaded.
Key speakers have included Forum for Democratic Change leader Dr. Kiiza Besigye, Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, Kampala Woman MP Nabilah Naggayi Ssempala, and Conservative Party President John Ken Lukyamuzi among others.
Last week the activists also called off their planned Kololo airstrip rally saying they had to carry out further consultations with other activists around the country.
The rallies have been points of government and police brutality lashing by the opposition leaders and reminding Ugandans that power to bring about change lies in their hands.
Besigye has been quoted as telling the masses that time for action is now if they are to stop the rampant corruption by the ruling government. He has also warned the public not to use guns but overcome fear and be determined if they are to free Uganda.
The rallies have been characterized by heavy police deployment, processions by opposition supporters who after the rallies pelt the police with stones. Police in retaliation has also fired tear gas to disperse the swelling crowds.
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