Dickson Ainomugusha the presiding officer for Kabawo Police Post said Polling stations such as Kabawo Police Post ground in Nalukolongo, Kitebi Primary School in Mutundwe received ballot papers meant for Ndeeba, Nateete, Buseega, Najjanankumbi I and Najjanankumbi II.
In polling stations visited by Uganda Radio Network Reporters in different parts of the country, polling materials hadn’t yet arrived by 8 am despite the voting exercise that should have started by 7 am. There was also very low or no turn up of voters in some of the polling stations visited at the time.
Moses Opio, the Kwania District Probation Officer blames the rising cases on Gender-Based Violence in the community. The Sub County has registered over 137 cases of Gender-Based Violence within a space of two months, mostly in Amorigoga and Abany parishes.
During last week’s presidential and parliamentary elections, several polling stations faced challenges that include using the Biometric Voter Verification Kit (BVVK) machines owing to knowledge gaps, checking voter’s registers and guiding voters on how to proceed during vote casting.
According to Odong, he decided to secure his life and that of his family following what has been happening across the country with security personnel arresting and torturing opposition supporters and candidates.