SEMBABULE – SEMBABULE. Supporters of the opposing NRM camps vying for the Mawogola North County NRM flag bearer clashed when the group in support of Ms Shartsi Musherure, the daughter to the Foreign Affairs Minister and incumbent Mawogola North MP Sam Kutesa and the supporters of Mr Godfrey Aine Kaguta at Lugusuulu Subcounty headquarters in Sembabule district with each camp accusing the other of trying to fix new names into the NRM party registers for selfish gains.
The NRM candidates who had converged at the Subcounty hall in a meeting organized by the Sembabule district NRM party registrar Mr Godfrey Katokozi to attend to allegations of infighting within the NRM camps did not wait for the meeting to end when Ms Shartis Musherule raised a complaint against Mr Godfrey Aine Kaguta and his supporters whom she accused of trying to find ways of rigging the NRM primary election using the registers. The situation worsened when Mr Godfrey Aine stormed the meeting and accused the registrar of failing to officially invite him at the meeting.
The clash left several supporters injured as police was rendered powerless in a meeting that had Special Forces soldiers guarding some of the candidates. Ssembabule District NRM chairperson Hon Sam Kutesa in an interview with the Daily Monitor blamed the chaos on one of the candidates Mr Godfrey Aine Kaguta claiming that Kaguta has failed to master the art of conversing for support.