According to the clerics, the Uganda Police Force needs to appreciate the fact that the manner in, which they endeavour to fulfil their constitutional role will have a direct impact on the electoral process, arguing that it is critical for police to remain impartial in the execution of their mandate.
The public has also witnessed blockage of candidates from accessing campaign venues, booked radio programmes and other places by policemen and soldiers.
Kalembe, who, since Tuesday has been meeting small groups of people in Acholi to back up her bid for President in 2021 polls was appalled by the tales of the two-decade long armed rebellion in Northern Uganda.
Speaking to reporters at the Electoral Commission offices at Jinja Road in Kampala, Kyagulanyi said he is tired of the police and the army interrupting his political campaigns and the Commission does nothing to show that they are in charge of the electoral process.
On November 6th, the IRCU together with the Elders Forum Uganda, Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue (IPOD), the National Consultative Forum (NCF) and the Electoral Commission (EC) indicated that they would organize two presidential debates during the 2021 election cycle.
According to a statement issued by the IRCU, due to unforeseen constraints including limited resources and the Covid-19 pandemic, the presidential and constituency debates are indefinitely postponed.
According to information from Bweyogerere police station, the officers acted a tip-off from the local community that some people were defacing candidate’s campaign posters. A team of police officers that was dispatched found the suspects defacing the billboards of presidential candidate Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and the Kira municipality mayoral candidate, Mamerito Mugerwa.