RDC To Arrest Early Campaigners in MP Race

Ibanda Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Erastus Tukamuhebwa has vowed to apprehend potential contenders in the MP race for Ibanda Municipality, purchase who are involved in premature campaigning activities of any kind.

The RDC made the threat at his office yesterday after hearing that  some of the hopefuls in the race are already dishing out money to people and continue to pin campaign posters in all corners of the town when the Electoral Commission has not even announced whether or not the election will take place this year.

Tukamuhebwa says that the warning also follows numerous complaints from residents that they are being threatened by campaign agents of a one Tarsus Rwaburindore.

The RDC further warned other hopefuls that include Innocent Bakamuhara, more about and Deus Murinde among others who are allegedly giving money to voters that these face arrest and prosecution.

Speaking to Chimpreports at Palm Gardens in Ibanda however, one of the MP contenders Innocent Bakamuhara denied the accusations saying that the posters of him are those that he used when he was running in another race in the past elections.

Ibanda is one of the 19 Municipalities that were created by government last year, each of which will have a representative at Parliament.

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