Enthusiastic supporters yesterday welcomed FDC Party President Hon. Eng. Patrick Amuriat in Butebo district.
Amidst blockage of all roads and several check up points by Police , the Party entourage entered Butebo District and made the first stop over at Kanyumu round about where People defiantly took the President to inspect Omorototo bridge that connects Butebo district to Kidongole in Bukedea district which collapsed and currently in bad shape causing danger with 6 reportedly dead, many injured and badly affecting school going children of Jonathan Memorial Secondly School (that belongs to the late Hon.Dr. Stephen Malinga's family) among others.
The Party President Hon. Eng. Patrick Amuriat Oboi was accompanied by Deputy President incharge of Eastern region Hon.Kevinah Taaka Wandera, Secretary for Defence and security who also doubles as Busia - Eastern Division Mayor Amin Sadick Agere, Party National Youth League Chairman Mulindwa Walid Lubega, Deputy chief Administrative Officer Fred Mutibwa Wamanghe and a host of Party leaders from Bukedi sub Region among others.
People blocked roads to stop Police from interfering with FDC activities . Police fired tear gas to disperse excited crowds that were following the Party President and his entourage but people defiantly kept with the President.
Residents decried of the poverty brought by the NRM regime and implored the FDC Party to continue leading way in the struggle to overthrow the Museveni dictatorship.
Party President together with his entourage secured the release on police bond of 3 leaders; Mugerwa Jessy the FDC Butebo District chairman, Kibone Agnes the secretary and Olupot Sam the Youth leader) who had earlier been arrested by Police.
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Source : Forum for Democratic Change