The instruction was given by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya through a circular to all Chief Administrative Officers and Town Clerks. In the circular, he asked the accounting officers to instruct all persons with political interests to adhere to election guidelines and Public Standing Orders.
On those who want to contest in the general elections on the FDC ticket, Ssemujju said that they already issued expression of interest forms to know how many people are interested. He said in places where there will be more than one candidate, they will conduct party primaries the same way they have been conducting them in the past.
This week on Wednesday and Thursday, the Alliance for National transformation (ANT) party will conduct presidential flag bearer nominations. Today one of its founder Rtd. Maj. Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu talked to Uganda Radio Network in a question and answer interview, highlighting a number of things as he heads into the race for ANT flagbearer ship.