Police has cleared National Unity Platform Party to have their manifesto launch ceremony in Kakyeeka Stadium, Kasese guide radio has learnt.
Permission was granted yesterday(06th.November.2020) after both the police and NUP leadership took a tour and held a meeting within the stadium premises that lasted for hours.
The NUP presidential candidate Robert Sentamu Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine is expected to launch his manifesto today in Mbarara ahead of the 2021 general elections.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi region police spokesman said that after several meetings with the party leadership of Mbarara on where to hold the function, they agreed to have the launch at Kakyeka stadium.
Ms Jolly Mugisha, the chief NUP coordinator for Mbarara said they had earlier organized to hold the function in a hall with permission from police to have only 70 people.
She said that now that police have permitted
them for a large place like a stadium they will increase on the number of
people to attend.
She hastily said that they are going to engage the security team to at least have more than two hundred people attend.
Ms Mugisha speaking….. She had earlier expressed fear on the kind of security deployment expected on today since there have been roadblocks mounted along the Masaka-Mbarara highway since yesterday morning. END