This is followed by aspirants under the National Unity Party (NUP) led by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu with 10 candidates, and the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and the National Resistance Movement (NRM) with nine candidates each.
Police says that the operation mounted by a joint security team on Wednesday aimed at retrieving military and police wear from the National Unity Platform-NUP offices. But during the operation, they also confiscated some branded materials.
The project comes at the backdrop of a dwindling forest cover, plummeting from
24 per cent of the area in 1990 to nine per cent in 2015, according to a report on the State of Uganda's Forestry. It is now up to 12.5, according to Tom Okello, the head of the National Forestry Authority (NFA).
They include Agnes Nakamya, whose arm was fractured by a teargas canister fired inside Great Valley Children’s primary school, where the crowd had pitched camp after Lusagala's nomination at 2 pm. The others are Baker Kakembo, Allen Nanziri, Justine Nalule and an unidentified minor.
Kabaziguruka is contesting again on the FDC ticket, while Ruhindi is running on the NRM ticket and Balimwezo is the official candidate of the National Unity Platform. The trio was nominated on Thursday by Kampala District Electoral Commission Chairman, Fredrick Muwaya Tibakuno.