“In view of the foregoing, the Commission, under MIN. COMP 209/2020, resolved that candidate Mwaka Charles was eligible to be nominated and, accordingly, the Commission reversed the decision of the Returning Officer, Pader Electoral District, in rejecting the nomination papers of the complainant.” Reads part of the letter.
Voters in 95 polling stations in Aruu North County in Pader district go to the polls today to elect a member of parliament. The Aruu North seat fell vacant in February following a Court of Appeal ruling that which overturned the election of Independent candidate Lucy Achiro Otim for non-compliance to electoral laws.
The tentative rate ranges between Shs 10,000 and Shs 150,000. Residences, which are considered to generate the least amount of garbage, will pay an equivalent of about Shs 1,000 or less every month. This however has to be endorsed by the district council and the Attorney General, before it is operationalized, Otim says.
The president said if low government funding of education was an issue, government should have been informed that the current capitation and school facilitation grants are inadequate for smooth running of schools.
Last month, at least 19 houses belonging to soldiers were demolished in the same area. Lt. George Musinguzi, the 5th Division army spokesperson says the careful analysis of their strength prompted further evictions.