Voter bribery, violence cited ahead of NRM party primaries

Sembabule Woman MP Hanifa Kawoya shows her Lwemiyaga counterpart Theodre Sekikubo injuries allegedly inflicted on her by a group of rival NRM supporters in Mawogola West County. Photo | Dan Wandera

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  • Last Saturday, supporters of Ms Shartis Musherure Kutesa, the daughter to Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa and those of her rival, Mr Godfrey Aine Kaguta Sodo, clashed at a meeting organised by the Sembabule NRM party registrar at Lugusuulu Sub-county headquarters.

Tension is high in different parts of the country as supporters of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party prepare to go to the polls this Friday to elect their Member of Parliament (MP) party flag bearers.
The ruling party, in a press statement issued yesterday, indicated that NRM primaries to pick its flag bearers for the 151 district woman MP slots and 353 direct constituencies will be held this Friday in the 69,075 villages.

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