Bukumbiri By-election: Nabbanja campaigns for Kwizera

Sunday 7th August 2022

Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja has today afternoon arrived, in Kisoro District to boost campaigns of the NRM Flag bearer, Mr. Eddie Kwizera Wa-gahungu ahead of next week's by-election scheduled for Thursday 11th, August 2022. 

Rt. Hon. Nabbanja said, she had been sent by President Yoweri Museveni to canvass votes Mr. Kwizera.

“The president has sent his gratitude to you (people of Kisoro) for supporting his long term tenure at the helm of the country,” she said.

The premier revealed that she will camp in the constituency to reinforce the already existing taskforce from the Secretariat until Kwizera is declared winner in the coming poll.

“I request for your company as we traverse house to house, village to village to ensure that no stone is left unturned in our bid to win ahead of the voting showdown,” Nabbanja urged NRM supporters, adding that, it necessary for voters to cast their ballots and go ahead to protect them on the polling day.

The NRM deputy National Treasurer, Hon. Jacqueline Kyatuheire urged voters to send Kwizera back to parliament if promises and pledges of government outlined in the manifesto are to be fulfilled.

“Kwizera in his one year has lobbied government on service delivery like; health services, road infrastructure, and electricity connectivity,” Hon Kyatuheire said.

In his submission, Hon. Kwizera encouraged residents of Bukimibiri County to vote for NRM, the tried and tested party on addressing people’s concerns and interests.  

Also present on the campaign trail was; State Minister for Finance in charge of General duties, Hon. Henry Musasizi, Hon.Sarah Mateke Nyirabashitsi, the State Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, among others.

Bukimbiri is made up of 3 town councils; Rubuguri, Nkurigo and Nyanamo and 4 sub counties; Bukimbiri, Nyundo, Nyabwishenya and Kirundo.