Mukono district LC V Chairperson, Andrew Ssenyonga has stepped down from the
elections a few minutes to the close of the voting polls citing electoral malpractices.
Ssenyonga announced his withdrawal from the race shortly after casting his vote
at Seeta Church of Uganda Primary School playground, which hosts seven polling
the polling station, Ssenyonga spoke to one of his polling agents who informed
him how presiding officers had asked their agents to sign result declaration
forms before the completion of the voting exercise.
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people of Mukono.”//
Ssenyonga, who is seeking another term of office decided to run as an independent
ticket after losing the NRM flag to Hajji Haruna Ssemakula.
He says accepting
to remain in a flawed election will tantamount to the abuse of the will of the
voters who entrusted the Electoral Commission (EC) with the mandate to organize
free and fair elections.
wants police to arrest all his polling agents and interrogate them for signing
the DR forms before the close of the elections.
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Ssenyonga’s supporter Richard Mawerere blames him for rushing to pull out of
the polls, saying he would have waited a little longer to see the outcomes of
Erisa Mukasa Nkoyoyo, the Goma Division LC 3 Chairperson, who is
supervising the election in the division on behalf of the National Unity
Platform-NUP, says that they have asked police to intervene in the
matter and arrest the culprits for investigations.
Isanga, the officer in Charge of Seeta Police station and the Operations
officer only identified as Atwine intervened in the matter but declined to
The Other candidates in the Mukono LC V Chairperson race are Rev.
Peter Bakaluba, the NUP candidate, Godfrey Kiregga Musisi, the Democratic Party
(DP) candidate, Nicholas Munyagwa and Peter Nsubuga, both independents.