(Photo from 14.5.2015 – Still relevant though)
He has just been arrested and is detained in Maganjo Police Station. The Lord Mayor of Kampala has been jailed before and also lost powers to Jennifer Musisi in Kampala Capital City Authority since he is a DP Mayor in the Capitol and not one of the loyal subjects of the NRM-Regime.
For a few hours ago he wrote this on social media:
“This is a defining moment in as far as the political history and trajectory of this country is concerned. It’s therefore imperative that we should be judicious, meticulous and diligent in all crucial decisions made during this season. The people’s sovereign authority and political stability of our country should reign supreme over any other parochial considerations. Divine intervention is of critical importance in guiding this intricate political process. May the good lord bless this pearl of Africa. Nice weekend” (Erias Lukwago).
Greenfield Radio had an poll on who people wanted as mayor right now:
These Are The Final Outcomes Of The Yesterday’ Mayoral Opinion Poll Elections Held On Our Page.
1-Erias Lukwago (TJ) 22 Votes
2-Daniel Kazibwe Aka Ragga Dee (NRM) 03 Votes
3-Isa Kikungwe (DP) O0 Votes
4-Milles Rwamiti (FDC) 00 Votes.
Out Of 26 Votes Only 1 Vote Was Counted Void” (Greenfield Radio with Robert Onyango).
Yesterday this happen as he contest get further people involved in Kampala:
“DP MP Issa Kikungwe has announced that he will contest for the seat of Kampala Lord Mayor currently held by another DP member Erias Lukwago who has already expressed interest in retaining his seat”. Take a look at the press release.
A tiny report from NRM Primaries:
“50 NRM councillors in Kampala were dropped in the NRM primaries by the voters. The voters say that most of these were punished for illegally censuring the lord Mayor Erias Lukwago” (Credible source!).