The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT flag bearer in the
Kigulu South Parliamentary race, Ali Muyinda, has been cleared to contest after
his academic documents were verified by the Uganda National Examinations
Two weeks ago, the commission refused to nominate Muyinda due to
lack of an A’ level certificate or its equivalent.
Muyinda however, presented the East African Advanced Certificate of
Education- EAACE but was again tasked to verify the same with UNEB before he is nominated.
Mercy Ataho, the Iganga District Returning Officer says that Muyinda came for
nomination on the last day and there was no time to verify his academic
Ataho stresses that Muyinda held a meeting with the electoral commission
officials on 19th, October who cleared him to verify his academic documents
with UNEB and in turn process his nomination within 14 days.
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On Monday, he was nominated by the Electoral Commission. Muyinda says that, if
elected, he will offer an effective representation of all people irrespective
of their social, religious and political affiliations.
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Muyinda joins a list of 13 others who will contest for the parliamentary seat.