In a letter seen by URN dated 2020 September 25, President Museveni directed the minister of Kampala to remove from the government markets the “Association leaders” and supervise the sellers to elect news leaders, with immediate effect
In Kwania district, many candidates were escorted in procession to E.C officers, while some led to their party offices after being nominated. In Oyam district, after the nomination of the State Minister for Defense Charles Okello Engola, supporters led him on a procession for the celebration at his residence, however no one bother to observe SOPs.
The National Unity Platform -NUP candidate for Makindye West parliamentary seat, Allan Aloysius Ssewanyana was in police custody, two days, for staging a procession contrary to the COVID19 preventive guidelines and has been released this morning on police bond.
Recently during lockdown between March and July Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA carried out road maintenance works on a number of roads, filling potholes and doing sectional repairs. However, the potholes have reemerged and sectional works affected too in no time.
Among the 92, forty have been nominated as independent candidates, 10 NRM flag bearers and 10 carrying NUP tickets, 9 candidates for FDC and 9 for DP, five for ANT, two for Jeema and two for EPU. Other parties fielding one candidate each are SDP, PPP, COSOVO and CP.
Meanwhile David Mukundane the returning officer Isingiro says the exercise was peaceful with a total of 26 candidates, and out of these 11 are independents, 5 are NRM, 3 are FDC, 2 from NUP, and 3 belong to ANT, democratic party managed three candidates 1.