The Kampala woman's parliamentary seat has seven candidates, and so is Nakawa East, and Makindye East, Lubaga North has four candidates, Kawempe North and Makindye West have six candidates each, while Kampala Central has five candidates.
Petroleum Authority Executive Director, Earnest Rubondo said the first five years have been characterized by building the institution while on the same time regulating the country’s oil and gas assets.
Nsereko, an independent candidate will contest against the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party’s Cedric Babu, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party’s Harold Kaija, National Unity Platform’s (NUP) Fred Nyanzi, who were all nominated on Thursday.
Musoke has noted that all indicators by yesterday showed that he was leading the race but has been surprised reaching at party offices where Dr Tanga Odoi instead declared his opponent Diana Hope Nyago as the winner.
Asked why she had chosen to hold a procession contrary to the guidelines issued by the Commission, Nambi told Uganda Radio Network-URN that she secured permission from Police, which okayed the procession with a limited number of people.
“An order of mandamus doth issue against the respondent to give all the necessary documents to the applicant to enable her to get nominated by the Electoral Commission for the electoral seat of Member of parliament for Rubaga South for the electoral term 2021-2026,” reads the order.
Aspirants from the five divisions of Kawempe, Lubaga, Nakawa, Makindye and Kampala central started arriving at the Electoral Commission Offices in Ntinda, as early as 7 a.m., in line with a schedule with pre-booked nomination times. However, several people requested for special consideration, away from the schedule.
Although they were expected to appear amidst pomp with their supporters at the Kampala EC Nomination offices in Ntinda, Uganda Radio Network-URN observed a section of aspirants walk in early with two to four people in their company and later sat quietly waiting for nomination.
Two check points have been established at the two main entries of roads coming from Mukono town and Kampala. Deployments have also been made outside and inside the main gate of the electoral commission.