The materials that were delivered on Friday have been stored at the district stores after 31 boxes with broken seals were replaced. Arua City received 289 Ballot Boxes while Arua district has 111 Ballot boxes.
The Electoral Commission has delivered 400 ballot boxes and other voting
materials for next week’s presidential and parliament elections.
The materials that were delivered on Friday have been stored at
the district stores after 31 boxes with broken seals were replaced. Arua City
received 289 Ballot Boxes while Arua district has 111 Ballot boxes.
Juma Shesa the Returning Officer Arua City while receiving the
materials in the presence of candidates, political party coordinators,
returning offices security officers called on the candidates to have faith in
the EC and security officials.
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Medard Ntaziyalemya the Returning Officer Arua District said they
decided to keep the ballot boxes and election materials in Arua City stores
because there is no guarantee for safety in Vurra where the tallying for Arua
district will be done.
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security is high.…
Nesmah Ocokoru the coordinator Alliance for National transformation
who witnessed the arrival of the election materials said to be sure of
transparency, the opposition members should be allowed to keep some of the keys to the store until
their official release on Thursday morning.
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But Hilal Naseem the FDC Returning Officer for Arua City, Arua
District and Terego explained that though they are sceptical of the materials
in the stores, they will ensure their agents and coordinators are on the ground
by the time the boxes will be opened at the polling stations on polling day.