Museveni Rallies Sheema North Voters to Back NRM Candidate

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The seat has attracted NRMs Naome Kibaju and the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate, Guma Nuwagaba. On Saturday, President, Yoweri Museveni appeared briefly at a rally at Kakindo playground where he assured the voters that the ruling party is still strong and ready to serve Ugandans and deliver them out of poverty.

President, Yoweri Museveni has rallied voters in Sheema North constituency to back Naome Kibaju, the National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidate in Monday's by-election. The Sheema North parliamentary seat fell vacant about after the incumbent, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye crossed to the newly created Sheema municipality.

The seat has attracted NRM's Naome Kibaju and the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate, Guma Nuwagaba. On Saturday, President, Yoweri Museveni appeared briefly at a rally at Kakindo playground where he assured the voters that the ruling party is still strong and ready to serve Ugandans and deliver them out of poverty.

 
He asked residents to embrace government projects aimed at poverty eradication such as the Youth Livelihood program, Uganda women empowerment program and Operation Wealth Creation among others instead of being misled by self-seeking individuals who waste a lot of time politicking.



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He described the NRM candidate, Naome Kibaju as a hard working woman who is committed to achieving the party agenda and asked voters to support her massively. Meanwhile the Forum for Democratic Charge-FDC party president, Patrick Oboi Amuriat also held a series of rallies conversing votes for his party candidate, Guma Nuwagaba.

 
Oboi told voters at Kigarama sub county headquarters that the ruling party and its leaders have betrayed the country and don't deserve any vote from Ugandans. He asked the voters to support Nuwagaba for effective representation in parliament.
 
The former FDC party president, Col. Dr. Kiiza Besigye, said the country needs a candidate who will fight corruption despite the absence of goodwill from the ruling party, which he said has become very corrupt.