By Yosam Gucwaki
The 33 rd NRM celebrations which were held yesterday in Masindi district turned into a political ground where most of the politicians who attended the function declared their political interests in different positions.
The belated celebrations were held yesterday at Kyatiri primary school in Kyatiri town council Masindi district.
The opportunity for the politician to declare their interests came about after Cosmas Byaruhanga the Masindi district LCV invited all people vying for different posts to have a word to say to the public, the politicians also never hesitated to utilize the opportunity.
Five people showed interest for Buruli Parliamentary seat and they include: Martin Kahwa Isaac a journalist also station manager Bunyoro Broadcasting Services (BBS), Jonathan Akweteireho retired journalist and also Deputy RDC Amolatar District, Alled Akugizibwe a secondary school teacher at Budo college SS, Kanaginagi Ateenyi the district councilor Pakanyi sub county also vice chairperson NRM Masindi district and Bintu Jalia Lukumu the woman MP Masindi district Mary Mujumura the deputy speaker Masindi district council also district female councilor Bwijanga Sub County announced her interest to contest for the district chairperson seat in forth coming elections, Julian Ayesiga Sarah the district councilor for Miirya Sub County also showed her interest to stand for woman MP seat , Kenneth Kiiza Nyendwoha the chairperson LC3 Budongo sub county showed interest to stand for MP Bujeneje County.
Zirubaberi Nyira the Member of Parliament for Buruli County where the function was held did not show up something which generated heated discussions among the electorates.
The masindi Resident District Commissioner Godfrey Nyakahuma hailed the Masindi district LCV chairperson for giving an opportunity to the people vying for different post saying that this is the democracy they need. He added that this entire conducive environment has been brought about by the NRM government.
However, Ernest Kiiza the state minister for Bunyoro affairs who also officiated as a chief guest warned them against early politicking noting that they still have two years to serve but if they keep running up and down they may end up not serving the peoples interests.
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