Printed by United Printing and Publishing of Abu Dhabi, the materials which also include declaration forms were delivered aboard Emirates flight 9865.
The Electoral Commission has today received about 10 million presidential
The second batch of ballot papers arrived on
Thursday and was received by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission,
Justice Simon Byabakama at Entebbe International Airport.
On Wednesday, the first batch of ballot papers for district women
representatives to Parliament and declaration forms for district women
councillors were delivered at Entebbe International Airport.
Printed by United Printing and Publishing of Abu Dhabi, the
materials which also include declaration forms arrived aboard Emirates
The delivery was witnessed by representatives from the two political parties
-National Resistance Movement-NRM and Forum for Democratic Change-FDC.
The NRM was represented by Mbarara City MP Michael Tusiime and
Luweero Woman MP Eng. Lillian Nakate while FDC was represented by Richard
Kideeba and Bob Barigye.
Justice Byabakama says that this is the first batch of elections
materials for the presidential election. He said that two more consignments
will be delivered next week.
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Some of the delivered election materials were those for Kampala
namely Kawempe, Makindye West, Mukono, Buikwe and Elgon region.
Byabakama explains that the remaining consignments will contain
over nine million ballot papers.
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He says the EC has paid the printing company about 12 Billion Shillings to print the presidential materials.
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Byabakama says that the election materials for directly elected
MPs and some local government positions will be delivered on Friday.
The printing of ballot papers was done by foreign companies in the
United Kingdom, South Africa and UAE.