By Moses Agaba
Dr Chris Baryomunsi the Minister of the Minister for ICT and National Guidance and The NRM vice chairperson for western region has advised voters in Bukimbiri County in Kisoro district in the forthcoming by election to choose a candidate with substance and better manifesto other than promoting tribal or religious campaigns.
“I am reliably informed about some leaders who want to blind you with religious talks. That is very dangerous and should be resisted ” -Dr Chris Baryomunsi
Dr Baryomunsi says that the NRM party believes in leaders with bear positive visions and missions of their people not those who promote politics of division saying that NRM believes in transforming people’s lives through service delivery through sectors like education standards, health, and infrastructure among others.
“Whoever hates the other based on religion is not part of NRM. Our ideology fronts performance and not religious affiliation.
He said this on Saturday During a constituency conference convened by NRM top leaders on Saturday at Rubuguri town council grounds, Bukimbiri County in Kisoro district, where Eddie Kwizera Wagahugu was endorsed as the flag bearer for NRM in the forthcoming elections.
Dr. Chris Baryomunsi said government has already approved two tourism roads to be tarmacked to smoothen movement of tourists to Bukimbiri, thus asking electorates to support the ruling party candidate who will remind the president about the promise.
“We came here to advise you on the right choice to make in the upcoming poll so that you don’t miss out on your share during budget resource allocation and implementation of its development plans,” said Dr Baryomunsi.
Jacqueline Kyatuhaire the Deputy National Treasurer at NRM Secretariat who also represented the Party Secretary General at the function commend the people of Kisoro leaders for loving and supporting President Yoweri Museveni.
She called upon voters in Bukimbiri County not to relent until Kwizera wins and goes back to parliament.
“Kwizera is your bridge to link you to government and other decision making bodies. I implore you to send him back to the August house to steer development in your area,” Kyatuhaire appealed to locals.
Emmanuel Dombo Lumala Director for Communication said the President and government were formed last year after general elections and given mandate for five years, thus asking locals to support an NRM member of parliament who will work well to implement the current party manifesto.
Dr Philemon Mateke the Kisoro NRM chairperson warned its errant members that seek to contest as independents in forthcoming by-elections that they will not win and are not bigger than the party.