Voters at Nabukalu zone in Kawempe North couldn't hide their anger as they screamed at polling constables demanding that they are allowed inside the polling stations.
voters have been blocked from accessing polling stations to witness the vote
Nabukalu zone in Kawempe North couldn't hide their anger as they screamed at
polling constables demanding that they are allowed inside the polling stations.
Some of those who were blocked were agents who say they had been denied access
by security personnel.
almost broke out as some agents threatened to force themselves inside the
polling station. However, after negotiations with security personnel, they were
Primary school where there are six polling stations, some voters who had
returned to witness vote counting could not be let in. Only agents, observers
and Journalists were granted access to the station.
In Kazo Angola,
one of the largest polling station in Kawempe North with over 7,000 voters
there was the heavy military deployment and voters are been cut off from the polling
the Electoral Commission issued a directive that voters should go home after
they have cast their votes. The commission argued that the congestion at the
polling stations would facilitate the spread of COVID 19.
However, at some polling stations, voters were left to witness the vote counting.