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Aspirants Blocked from Accessing Mukono Nomination Centre

30 Sep 2020 · Ahead of the official closure of nominations on October 1, scores of aspirants for local council positions flocked the centre today, in a rush to beat the deadline. Many of them were accompanied by hundreds of supporters, crowding the nomination centre, in contravention of the COVID-19 guidelines issued by both the Electoral Commission and the Ministry of Health.

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Aspirants Blocked from Accessing Mukono Nomination Centre 4 1

Ahead of the official closure of nominations on October 1, scores of aspirants for local council positions flocked the centre today, in a rush to beat the deadline. Many of them were accompanied by hundreds of supporters, crowding the nomination centre, in contravention of the COVID-19 guidelines issued by both the Electoral Commission and the Ministry of Health.
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Mob Attacks MP Nambooze for 'Disorganizing' NUP Elections in Mukono NUP Office 5 2

However, as voters lined up at the back of their favourite candidates, Patience Lule and Nasif Musoke, Nambooze arrived at the election venue and ordered non-party members to leave the line. The directive triggered a bitter argument between the voters and Nambooze until she accepted all people who were gathered at the station to vote.
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NUP Cancels Vetting Results from Six Electoral Areas in Mukono NUP Office 3 1

The vetting process which started last week, on Tuesday had to close on Sunday with the declaration of winners. However, participants in the municipality have since been waiting for results until today when they were told that the process was marred by irregularities which affected the outcome.
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Second Nomination Centre Reduces Congestion in Mukono 1 3

Previously, the district was conducting nominations at the district Electoral Commission offices. However, another office has now been established at Nakifuma sub-county headquarters. The main centre is now handling candidates from Mukono South, North, Aspirants for the District leadership position, and the municipality whereas the new centre is handling candidates from Nakifuma County.
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Opening of Parallel NUP Offices in Mukono Stirs Confusion 2 1

Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament Betty Nambooze offered a six roomed house at Kavule ward to serve as the party offices while Nambooze’s daughter-in-law Lydia Namayengo Njuba also established another office near the municipal taxi park.
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NRM, DP Losers 'Stand no Chance' as NUP Vets Aspirants 1 4

Several candidates who lost primaries in the National Resistance Movement- NRM and those who fell out with the Democratic party had crossed with the tide, to compete for positions under NUP, a new political outfit led by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.
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NRM Officials Worried About Members Opting to Run as Independents 4 1

Sserugga Lubega, the Mukono District NRM Administrator faults the aspirants for making haste decisions, which he says is likely to affect the party.