Closing the two-day exercise, the EC Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama, said all candidates will be invited to the EC headquarters on Thursday to participate in drafting a harmonized campaign program for each of them.
The Busia District NUP Secretary, Eliasa Kwamusi and Samia Bugwe North parliamentary candidate denies claims that they were holding a procession, saying they were heading to Dabani Sub- County for a funeral.
Zaituna Nakintu, a mobile money operator, who operates a few meters from Fred Nyanzi’s house, says a group of ten youths who were running from police surrounded her and tried to grab the phones she was using to transact her business.
Mao said that for many years, politicians in Uganda have wanted to ride on their tribal, religious and ethnic backgrounds as vehicles to leadership, while at the same time wrecking the country. Mao was addressing a press conference moments after his nomination to contest for the Presidency.
Immediately after Justice Simon Mugenyi Byabakama, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission declared Amuriat, a duly nominated candidate, FDC officials and supporters in Soroti took to the streets chanting his name. They were joined by other supporters who included Boda- Boda cyclists.
Kayemba, who is vying for the Kigulu South Parliamentary seat as an independent is in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 on October 30th, a day to the much anticipated presidential visit to Iganga to commission road construction projects.
Police used teargas and live bullets to disperse the charged supporters and drove off via Namugongo-Kira-Seeta up to his home in Magere in Kasangati Town Council. Several people who had escorted Kyagulanyi followed suit.
Elly Maate, Police spokesperson for Kigezi region says that Kateebire was arrested after police received information that he was planning a procession in town to celebrate the nomination of NUP presidential flag bearer, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine.