25 Apr 2019 · Parliament on Wednesday evening approved an additional funding of Shillings 344.2 billion to the Electoral Commission to enable the election body prepare for the coming general elections in 2021.
Joseph Kamuli, the Bukomansimbi district DP Organizing Secretary, accuses the implicated officials for double dealing between DP and the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party.
The others are; Isaac Lwanga, the Butenda sub county district councilor, also district’s DP mobilization secretary and Holix Yiga, the Party vice chairperson for Bukomansimbi North constituency.
Hajj Ahmada Kayongo Nyago, the UMSC electoral commission chairperson reveals that the general assembly resolved to adjust qualifications for candidates for leadership positions to include other professional expertise on top of Islamic theological studies.
The Returning office Arua has declared the detained Wadri Kassiano Ezati, an Independent candidate the winner of the hotly contested Arua Municipality parliamentary seat,Ruth Angom Ococ declared Wadri winner with 6421 votes beating his closest challenges Tiperu Nusura who got 4798 votes.
Preliminary reports also indicate that Wadri, the former member of parliament for Terego County, has beaten the other eleven candidates in 31 Mvara Ward polling stations, at Niva Cell polling stations, Awindiri, Junior quarters and at River Oli headquarters polling station and three Bazaar Ward polling stations situated in the centre of Arua town.