Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Electoral Commission Chairman said that according to the assessment of their technical people, all local companies that had submitted their bids to print the 2021 elections can’t do the job.
But Asuman Basalirwa, the sole representative of the Justice Forum in Parliament says that distribution of the money should not be based on the numerical strength of the party. Basalirwa argues that the law, says that the law says the money should be distributed equally.
This morning, a few Security officers are seen walking on the streets with hardly any deployment at the Kampala Electoral Commission Offices in Ntinda, where nominations are taking place. The place is calm but silently active with the processions, even as more parliamentary aspirants walk-in for nomination.
They are Mathias Mpuuga, as Deputy President in charge of the Central region, John Baptist Nambesh, in charge of Eastern Uganda, Jolly Mugisha Ekyomugasho, in charge of the western region and Dr Lina Zedriga, in charge of the North.