Voters stone Lufafa car, reject Nyaketcho age limit cash

Annet Nyakecho

Residents in Tororo North County last week forced their area Member of Parliament, Annette Nyaketcho, to return what they called bribe money.

Nyaketcho was meeting the electorate at Molo sub county headquarters to consult them on the proposed amendment to Article 102(b) of the constitution to lift the presidential age limit.

The angry residents approved the proposed amendment bill but asked their legislator to use the money for more meaningful things.

They told her to put back the money in her hand bag saying it was a bribe while the MP argued that it was a simple transport refund.

Wilber Otim one of the leaders says they are not ready to be bribed so as to second amendment of a bill. The meeting was secured with a heavy police deployment.

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Lufafa’s car stoned

In Butembe County, MP Nelson Lufafa’s vehicle was stoned by unknown Mafubira Sub County residents where he had gone to consult people about the age limit Bill.

Lufafa’s car was stoned

He reported the case at Jinja Police Station against the residents who have clearly told him they are opposed the Constitution amendment.

Lufafa met the angry crowd at Mafubira Primary School where a group of youth wearing red ribbons interrupted him, singing the Uganda national anthem.

They accused Lufafa of giving Shs10,000 bribes to voters and ferrying people from different parts of the constituency to attend the consultative meeting.

They accused him of doing nothing to help his people out of poverty but rather help government keep power.