Museveni will only hold campaign rallies in 12 districts of the 32 that make the Eastern region.
He started his Eastern region campaign trials on 21 of November, in Teso region where he held his first scientific campaigns with NRM leaders and delegates from kumi , Bukedea, Ngora and Serere.
His excellency started his campaign trail on November 21st in Teso region where he officially opened the Soroti main market that is said to have costed shs 24b and will be able to accommodate over 3000 vendors.
According to the minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi, this market was specifically constructed for low income earners and vendors who operated in the market that was demolished.
While in Tororo, Museveni commissioned another market that is valued at shs 28b and this is expected to accommodate over 1500 vendors.This market was constructed under the market and agriculture trade improvement program phase II (MATIP).
On 21st of November 2020 , President Museveni commissioned the 44.5km Bumbobi-Lwakhakha road. This road stretches through the districts of Mbale, Manafwa and Namisindwa,starting at Bumbobi just outside Mbale City on the Tororo -Mbale highway, proceeding through Bubulo -Busumbu up to Lwakhakha on the Uganda-Kenya border, providing an international route to Kenya.
On November 30, the incumbent President Museveni commissioned Umeme Upgraded Mbale Substation. Mbale is one of the most commercial centres in Uganda which has an increasing population. Previously been supplied by two lines from Tororo with maximum capacity of 25 megawatts.This extra capacity provides room for growth in the industrial demand from the current 25mw to over 112.5mw.
1st December, the President commissioned another market in Busia district under the Agriculture Trade Improvement Program phase II that costed shs 25.4b. This market was funded by the African Development Bank and it has a state of the art pellet making plant, a maize- milling plant and so much more.
On 3rd of December, 2020 He further more commissioned 300 seater MV sigulu which is now the largest passenger vessel , According to Uganda National Roads Authority. The 3000 seater MV Sigulu will connect Namayingo mainland to Sigulu and Dolwi island in lake Victoria which will help islanders access social services, Transport produce, boost fishing and reduce water transport mortality occasioned by boats .