Museveni Warns Against Divisive Politics in Hoima

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The National Resistance Movement-NRM party presidential candidate, Yoweri Museveni has warned voters in Buhaguzi County in Hoima district against divisive politics.

The National Resistance Movement-NRM party presidential candidate, Yoweri Museveni has warned voters in Buhaguzi County in Hoima district against divisive politics.
 
Addressing his campaign rally in the constituency on Wednesday, Museveni told voters that sectarian and tribal politics contradicts the core NRM principal of unity.
 
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Buhaguzi constituency is home to Bakiga, Alur immigrants and native Banyoro. 

Tribal sentiments came to the fore in Buhaguzi County after Daniel Muheirwe, an immigrant Mukiga was elected NRM flag bearer in last year's NRM primaries. Muheirwe emerged winner after trouncing his six native Banyoro rivals.
 
 
Since then, the campaign has taken a tribal dimension as the natives have ganged up the official NRM flag bearer. Shortly after the NRM primaries, the losers convened secret meetings to front a single candidate to challenge Muheirwe.
 
 
However, the move hit a snag as the candidates failed to reach consensus. As a result, four of the losers bounced back in the race as independents. President Museveni also addressed rallies in Kigorobya and Hoima Municipality.
 
 
He pledged to deal with land evictions in Bunyoro using State House lawyers, saying poor people end up losing in courts due to lack of funds to pay for legal services. He tasked the office of Hoima Resident District Commissioner to avail him a report on land cases.
 

Museveni's rallies were boosted by members of Uganda People's Congress-UPC party led by Joyce Ruth Acheng, the Kole Woman MP. The UPC members urged Bunyoro to give Museveni 90 percent of their votes just like northern Uganda has decided.
 
 
Acheng said the country has achieved great transformation under Museveni's leadership.