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NRM Primaries: Campaigns Continue in Ngora on Polling Day

In Kapir Primary School Polling Station, there is a serious struggle for voters as they come to the polling station between agents of Moses Olich Edepu and Teso Affairs Minister, Agnes Jaff Akiror. Both candidates are struggling for Kapir County MP as NRM Flag Bearer.
Supporters of Jaff Akiror Egunyu campaigning on the main road.

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Campaigns have continued to take centre stage in Ngora District on polling Day of the National Resistance Movement - NRM primaries. 

According to the NRM Electoral Commission, campaigns should have ended yesterday ahead of the elections today.

But this has not been observed widely in Teso as many aspirants continue canvassing for votes today.

In Kapir Primary School Polling Station, there is a struggle for votes as agents of Moses Olich Edepu and Teso Affairs Minister, Agnes Jaff Akiror and struggling to convince voters. The candidates are battling to become  NRM flag bearer for Kapir County.

The development has forced some members of the party to stay away from the polling station as they wait for the time to line up for their preferred candidates.

The candidates have pitched camps under trees where members are ferried with boda- bodas. As voters come, a team of young girls, presumed to be ushers welcome them as they convince voters to line up for their candidate.

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Simon Oboga, one of the agents of Akiror clashed with election officials as the latter tried to stop him from campaigning at the polling station.

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In Koloin Trading Center, still in Kapir County, agents of Akiror are parading the Soroti- Mbale highway with photos of their candidate as they campaign for her.

Most of the polling stations visited by our reporter don’t have any single security official. Only LCs and some party officials are seen quelling angry voters.