Both UPDF and Police are surrounding the tally centre. Only accredited persons including candidates, agents and media are being allowed at the premises.
been beefed at the Multi-Purpose Hall in Rukoki Kasese district ahead of the vote
and Police are surrounding the tally centre. Only accredited persons including
candidates, agents and media are being allowed at the premises.
security deployment has been placed in town and surrounding suburbs to contain
any possible outbreak of violence.
6:00 trucks carrying police were seen trickling out of Kasese.
zonal commander Rwenzori Region commissioner Kasirabo told URN that they have
deployed to mitigate any possible violence.
He says that they
will strictly enforce a night curfew as an additional control measure.
voting and counting at various polling stations continued after 4:00 pm after rains
disrupted the exercise.
church of Uganda in Nyakasanga ward voting was still going on passed 5:30 PM.
Eliphaz a voter at the stations says most people came close to 4:00 pm. At
Kidodo A polling station in Railway they were yet to begin vote counting at
6:00pm. Katusabe Atkins the Bukonjo West FDC candidate says the biometric
operators were not well skilled in handling the equipment leading to delays.
Basaija is a graduate of Uganda Christian University (UCU-Mukono) holding a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication.
He also boosts of numerous training's in communication studies.
Before joining URN, he had served as Documentation personnel, Field news reporter, Radio presenter and News Editor.
Basaija is a social critic and a young farmer.
He believes in writing for social change.
At URN Basaija is incharge of Bundibugyo, Bunyangabu and Kasese Districts.