Another Bobi Wine consultation meeting blocked in Gulu

Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake speaks to journalists outside Da Covenant Bar in Gulu town where Bobi Wine's consultation meeting was supposed to be held. PHOTOS BY TOBBIAS JOLLY OWINY

What you need to know:

  • Aswa region police spokesperson, Mr Jimmy Patrick Okema, confirmed that security personnel had been deployed to seal off the venue because the organisers of the planned meeting breached the terms issued to them by police.
  • The proprietor of Da Covenant, Mr Tony Kitara said Bobi Wine’s camp had booked the venue but police told him it was not suitable for the meeting because it’s not enclosed.

Police in Aswa Region on Tuesday blocked Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi’s planned consultation meeting ahead of 2021 presidential elections.
By 11am on Tuesday, police had sealed off the premises of Da Covenant in Gulu Municipality where the leader of People Power movement had planned to hold his presidential consultation meeting.
According to the Acholi Sub-region People Power coordinator, Mr Anthony Olinge, police told them the venue was in an open space which was allegedly contrary to electoral laws and guidelines.

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