In 2018, the lawyer of the Electoral Commission Eric Sabiiti told URN that more than 100 local council general election petitions that ended up in court most of them had issues to do with voter registration.
This is after two consecutively scheduled Board of Trustees meetings scheduled for May 30 and June 6, 2019, aborted due to lack of quorum and absence of its chairperson, Alex Kakooza, who is also the Education and Sports Permanent Secretary.
Uganda Radio Network has learnt that Museveni, who had earlier this morning travelled back from West Nile, was scheduled to attend a cabinet meeting at State House Entebbe, before joining the summit. He had not turned up by 5 p.m.
Bahati told parliament that although they had planned for elections as soon as the districts became operational, the processes were constrained by lack of finances. The government requires up to 2.4 billion Shillings to conduct elections in the new districts.