By Our Reporter
FDC deputy spokesperson, John Kikonyogo has called opposition parties to join force and support the blue candidate in the forthcoming by-election for Busongora South constituency in Kasese district.
Speaking to the media in Kampala, he revealed that the joint force to weaken NRM’s vote rigging tactic and in the end help Baguma Aloyzious Kigema, the FDC flag bearer emerge with victory.
“In this case, Kasese being our stronghold, we call upon our sister political parties in the opposition to render their support behind our candidate following our recent working relationship and we won’t disappoint, “said Kikonyogo.
The seat fell vacant in June after court ordered for fresh elections after the nullifying victory of Gideon Thembo.
He further congratulated the patriotic Ugandans representing the country at the common Wealth Games in the UK.
“FDC congratulates the gallant women and men athletes for their success in the games, and urge them to keep up the spirit of flying the Ugandan flag high on the global stage, notwithstanding the limited resources allocated to the sports industry plus the lack of technical training facilities like high altitude training centres in Sebei and Kigezi regions,” he said.
He urged the government to address some of these issues affecting the sports sector in order to have the continued success stories.