Presidential candidate, Nancy Kalembe on Thursday evening defied police
and launched her manifesto at Kakindu stadium. Earlier on Thursday, police
blocked her from conducting any campaign-related activities in Jinja City.
Before her manifesto launch, Kalembe was denied from holding a procession in
Jinja City. She held a closed-door meeting with the district security committee
who cleared her to hold a consultative meeting with dozens of her supporters.
While speaking to journalists before Kalembe’s evening meeting, the Kiira region
police spokesperson, Abbey Ngako told journalists that, Kalembe was prohibited
from unveiling her manifesto because she hadn’t received clearance from the electoral
Ngako stressed that the private meeting which was slated to last for one and
half hours would enable Kalembe to interact with her supporters under strict
adherence to the covid19 prevention measures.
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However, Kalembe who was clad in a pair of sports clothes as she held her symbol,
a Ball arrived in an open roof vehicle at Kakindu Stadium amidst cheers from
Kalembe promised to prioritize both girl and boy child education, agitate for
better policies governing the media industry in a bid to improve the country’s
Kalembe further pledged to promote vocational skills training at
all education levels in a bid to produce more job creators so as curb
unemployment levels in the country.