Justice Mukwaya rejected the witnesses after Nantaba’s Lawyer Ambrose Tibyasa cross-examined Nakwede. Nakwede told the court that all the witnesses and supplementary affidavits presented lacked credible evidence to support her claims in the petition.
Simon Byabakama, the Electoral Commission Chairperson said that in the wake of COVID-19, they will allow specific people like agents of candidates, EC officials and security personnel only at the polling stations.
The Mbale Deputy Mayor, Harriet Kakai also faults the Commission for ignoring voter education. According to Kakai, despite being a mayor, she has never heard of any voter induction meeting organized by the Commission in Mbale district when the next general elections are drawing closer.