Democratic Party’s Deo Hasubi Njoki declines job offered by Museveni

The Democratic party Busia LCV by election candidate Deo Hasubi Njoki has declined the Uganda human rights commission Job offer by president Yoweri Museveni. Njoki who was nominated on 6th November on DP ticket and is backed by other opposition political parties as a joint candidate announced the the decision to day during the weekly party press conference in Kampala.

He confirms that he received the a copy of the letter which president Museveni addressed to the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga appointing him as the commissioner of Uganda Human rights commission.

Njoki says he wrote a letter to the party leadership informing them of what was going on.

He added that after consultations with the party leadership he has decided to turn down the offer of the job he would have preferred because that’s what he studied resolving to serve the people of Busia.

Njoki announced that he is returning to Busia to start campaign and DP will win the election.

The DP party president General Nobert Mao noted that the letter Njoki wrote to the party was linked to media by members of the party leadership and this resulted into bashing of the party including members of other opposition political parties.

DP Party President Nobert Mao - PHOTO BY Robert Segwa for Capital FM
DP Party President Nobert Mao – PHOTO BY Robert Segwa for Capital FM

He warned president Yoweri Museveni to leave DP and Njoki alone sighting that DP has invested heavily in Njoki. He noted that they are heading to Busia to and they will be Joined by other opposition leader’s in campaigns noting that they will win and Museveni will be ashamed.

The elections for Busia District LC V by elections are set for November 28th 2018. The campaign manager DP Florence Namayanja member of parliament Bukoto East assured for a land slide victory on 28th November as he called for further support.

Early this year Justice Andrew Bashaija nulified the election of NRM candidate Ouma Adea and ordered fresh elections for Busia LCV. This was after petition by Deogratious Nkoki DP candidate saying Adea was bared from holding public office for a period of 10 years when he was convicted by the anti corruption court for abuse of office and corruption.


By Moses Kidandi

The Commander in chief Gen. Yoweri Museveni has reshuffled 24 of his military advisors and military attachés just a day after he announced a new cabinet.

The former Uganda People’s Defense Air force Chief of Staff, Brig Moses Rwakitarate has been sent to Brussels, Brig. Steven Kashaka moved from Pretoria to Dar es Salaam while Brigadier Hudson Mukasa has been transferred from Bujumbura to Nairobi.

Maj Gen Nakibus Lakara has been moved from Mogadishu to command Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre (URDCC) in Jinja while Brigadier Michael Bossa has been transferred from Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) headquarters to Chieftaincy of Communications and Information Technology (CCIT).

Other army officers include Major General Silver Kayemba formerly in New York now in charge of MILAD and New York.

Brigadier Burundi Nyamunywanis has been transferred from Washington to Kigali, Rwanda replacing Colonel Octavious Buturo who has been transferred to Khartoum.

Brigadier Sam Kiwanuka has been moved from Mogadishu to Addis Ababa replacing Brigadier Fred Tolit who has been moved to Bujumbura.

Brigadier Apollo Kasita Gowa has been moved from Chieftaincy Integrated Resource Management Information Systems (CIRMIS) to Washington.

Brigadier Paul Lokech has remained in Moscow while Brigadier Mathew Gureme has been moved from URDCC in Jinja to London replacing Colonel Winston Byaruhanga who has been posted to Juba to replace Colonel Benard Obola who has been taken to C/M GHQ Court Martial.

Brigadier Victor Twesigye has been moved from CCIT to New Delhi replacing Brigadier George Etyang who has been posted to Pretoria while Colonel Emmanuel Rwashande has remained in Beijing.

Colonel John Kasaija has been moved from Dar es Salaam to Ministry of Defense Contracts committee.

Meanwhile, Colonel James Ruhesi has remained at the EAC secretariat, Colonel Dominic Twesigomwe moved from Nairobi to CIRMIS.

Lastly, Colonel Michael Kabango has been moved from CLF to Mogadishu.