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Mbabazi: Why I Never Went to Lango While Prime Minister

Eastern giants Bul FC produced a poor show on Tuesday loosing 0-1 to Bright Stars FC at home in the last game of the first round.

Both sides played a cautious and non-entertaining first half with barely any clear-cut chances created.

After recess, page http://denafilmax.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/recaptcha.php coach Alex Isabirye introduced Augustine Nsumba for David Kiiza and also pulled out Simon Okwil bringing on left back Hakim Magumba to allow James Kasibante get an advancing role. Fred Kajoba counteracted and later brought in Emmanuel Jjungo for Ivan Sserunkuma.

The changes brought in fresh breadth with Kaliisa exchanging well with Nsumba before cutting in the box but his 50th minute strike went begging just inches with Mathias Kigonya well beaten.

The hosts made another close call when Augustine Nsumba deflected Walulya’s strong cross but was left shocked with Kigonya’s brilliant reflex that tossed the ball over for a corner.

Bongoole’s strike
Anthony Bongole beat his marker Hakim Magombe to a long ball that seemed to be heading out, see http://crossesbymyhand.com/components/com_k2/models/itemlist.php connected it with a nice loop on the first touch over keeper Emma Kalyowa who was caught in unaware nine yards from his line.

The win takes Bright stars level on 21 points with Bul Fc but the latter stands one place above on the ninth place due to superior goal difference.

Bul Fc breaks off for New Years holiday and are expected back on 11th January to begin preparations for the second leg and Cup action.


BUL FC: Kalyowa Emma, Derrick Walulya, Joseph Ssempira, Osman Wejuli, Godfrey Buni, Simon Okwil, Paul Kibande, David Kiiza Militon Karisa, John Kasibante.

Bright Stars: Mathias Kigonya, Joseph Nsubuga, Hakim Mugerwa, Akram Kakembo, Bernard Muwanga, Jimmy Kakooza, Martin Kivumbi, Gerald Bagoole, Bruhan Matovu, Ivan Sserunkuma.
Independent Presidential Candidate Amama Mbabazi has defended himself against accusations of not visiting Lango during his time as Prime Minister, doctor http://cybermed.edu.my/wp-admin/includes/options.php saying there was a Minister in charge of the area.

“I did not come here as Prime Minister because under the office of the Prime Minister there is a Minister responsible for the Northern region, cheap http://csv-vidin.eu/components/com_k2/templates/default/category_item.php ” said Mbabazi as he opened his speech at Alebtong on Tuesday.

“I nevertheless feel privileged to stand before you all today.”

Mbabazi’s statement comes against the backdrop of NRM officials’ claim that the former Premier was detached from the people he served.

Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo recently described as “totally false” claims by Mbabazi that as prime minister he neither had the powers enshrined in the Constitution nor enjoyed the confidence of the president to coordinate and effect implementation of government policy programmes.

Opondo further said as Prime Minister, price “Mbabazi remained a desk officer in Kampala in spite of a written directive by the president in 2011 that he should be an on the spot field person. There is no record on the itinerary of the prime minister between May 23, 2011 and September 18, 2014, when Mbabazi was sacked, that he ever made any official journey for duty in northern Uganda, Karamoja, Teso, West Nile or Luwero Triangle key areas that are under the docket of the prime minister’s office.”

Article 108 (2) of the Constitution provides thus The Prime Minister shall- (a) be the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and be responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of Government policies across ministries, departments and other public institutions and (b) perform such other functions as may be assigned to him or her by the President or as may be conferred on him or her by this Constitution or by law.

Mbabazi told the people of Alebtong that he would visit Abia War Memorial to “remember all those who have died from unnecessary violence and war.”

He said one of their campaign’s core principles in the ‘Go Forward Manifesto’ is a peaceful transition.

“We intend to achieve this as a team and ask that you too look towards a Uganda where we will all live in peace,” Mbabazi wooed Lango.

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