police raid nup offices

Police has sealed off the National Unity Platform (NUP) head offices, hours after they declared to start a national wide consultations ahead of the 2021 general elections.

The Field Force Unit (FFU) blocked all roads leading to NUP offices and started confiscating red berets, among other attires printed in the party colors, making several arrests.

police at entry of nup offices

Yesterday, the party president who doubles as the Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi Wine revealed that next week NUP will carry out a nationwide tour peddled at meeting various party leaders to protract ways on how they will conduct their campaigns ahead of the 2021 general elections.

Kyagulanyi who intends to challenge President Yoweri Museveni, is one of a new generation of politicians across Africa who are challenging long-time leaders, hoping to harness deep dissatisfaction among younger, more educated and often urban voters.

police at the nup head offices

Reasons for the raid remain unknown.