By Zalimon Basighalha (Good luck)
A team of strong opposition politicians in Kasese district has officially joined the ruling National Resistance Movement.
The defectors led by the former Kasese District Vice Chairperson and Kasese Municipality FDC parliamentary candidate, Gideon Sanyu Ntabose included Godfrey Bwambale Bwerere, the former District Council Speaker, Moses Bwambale Bikoba, the former NUP candidate for the District Chairpersonship, Ruth Kabugho, the former District Secretary for Social Services and Bashir Bwambale, the FDC Chairperson for the Railway Ward in Kasese Municipality.
Others are Bazilio Masereka Kabagambe, the former District Councilor representing Kilembe Sub-county, Misaki Musoka, the former aspirant for the L. CIII Chairperson Kyarumba sub-county and Neckson Thaheramboko, who once worked as a Political Assistant for the former Kasese Municipality MP, Robert Franco Centenary but later joined Ntabose’s camp in the 2021 general elections.
The defectors were officially received on Tuesday afternoon by the National Vice Chairperson for the NRM Party in-charge of Western region, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, who also doubles as the Minister of ICT and National Guidance at Kikorongo Safaris in Lake Katwe sub-county.
They were seen handing over their membership cards for the former political parties to the NRM Boss in-charge of the region.
Later, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi’s NRM entourage proceeded to Kitswamba Town Council in Busongora County North where more than 250 members mostly from the FDC political party also defected to the ruling NRM party.
More details to come