I know votes were rigged by NRM – Byanyima


winnie byanyima

winnie byanyima

Winnie Byanyima the executive director of Oxfam international who also doubles as the wife to Uganda’s leading opposition figure Dr. Kiiza Besigye has raised her concern toward the political situation in Uganda.

Speaking to the media on Wednesday, Byanyima highlights how some political parties like the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) working under unfriendly circumstances where some government organisations are also determined to sabotage its activities.

“Ever since the time we started FDC, it has been operating in a thorny and bloody situations,

She further call for the need of reconciliation between Uganda’s opposition and the government for the to enable the state to prosper.

Byanyima further sights lack of trust with some government bodies like the Electoral commission for failure to conduct free and fair election in Uganda for a long time something she refers to as the main cause of whatever is happen in the country.

“I have met people complaining across the country the votes for the opposition were rigged and even some government officials have confessed rigging our votes.” Said Byanyima.

She conludes saying that with such distrust, a state can’t progress that’s why there should be need for reconciliation between the two groups for sake of our beloved country


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