Although voting was meant to start at 7:00 am, voting started late at most polling stations because of delayed delivery of voting materials and the rains. In some places, like Bukoto, Ntinda and parts of Naguru voting had not yet started when the rains began.
He was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Buwabe village, Ibulanku Sub County at a function presided over by the Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda and the Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje.
The heavy deployment of police personnel and trucks didn’t deter hundreds of locals who joined Kyagulanyi from Pager Bridge for a procession that lasted nearly 30 minutes to his campaign venue at the District Forest Institute in Pandwong Division.
Uganda Radio Network has taken a tour around the city, covering shops, arcades and malls both in the Central Business District and in the suburbs many of which remained closed, and now brings you the pictures.
The protests started at 3 p.m. in Ndikuttamada in Masajjja division and ended past 7:30 pm after police officers, military police officers and plain-clothed security personnel dispersed the crowds with tear gas and live bullets. Five protestors were arrested.
He set off from his office in Kyebando with over five cars led by a truck, snaking through the areas of Kisaasi to Ntinda. However, security intercepted the motorcade, about 50 meters towards the Electoral Commission offices. Only five of his supporters were allowed through the roadblock, to the nomination centre.
FDC’s Kampala Woman MP candidate Dr Stella Nyanzi arrived with five supporters who shouted on top of their voices, while NUP spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi, arrived with his newlywed wife in accompany of musician Nubian Li, attracting attention across the board.
Sebaggala died on Saturday morning at International Hospital Kampala, according to family sources. He was 72 years old.
At IHK he was diagnosed with intussusception; a condition in which one segment of intestine inverts within another, causing an intestinal obstruction.
URN was at the vigil and brings you the pictures.
Declaration of results was further delayed when a candidate Juliet Mugisha protested some results and she and her opponent were asked to bring declaration forms to compare notes. Mugisha who was leading still emerged victoriously.
According to the poll results declared the winner by the Rubanda District NRM Party Registrar, Monday AggreyMusasizi garnered 23,330 votes to defeat his rival and incumbent Rubanda District Chairperson, Kenneth Jogo Biryabarema who polled 22,412 votes.
Police said Mayanja had disregarded all guidelines put in place by the Ministry of Health, to control the spread of coronavirus disease-COVID-19. Police used teargas to control the supporters who had become rowdy.