URN.Musinguzi says that this is the second time the commission is canceling the election. In the first incent, the commission misspelled the name of the NRM candidate, Muzenze Joseph, and instead wrote Musenze.
The Namayumba sub-county chairperson elections have been called because of an error on the ballot paper.
Electoral Commission decided to postpone the elections citing a mistake in the names of the political parties.
Wakiso District Returning Officer, Tolbert Musinguzi, says that the printers printed NRM under the picture and symbol of the National Unity Platform-NUP party candidate.
Musinguzi says that this is the second time the commission is canceling the election. In the first incent, the commission misspelled the name of the NRM candidate, Muzenze Joseph, and instead wrote Musenze.
Cue out…leero tebadewo kulonda.”// Prior to the cancellation of the polls, NUP had refused to cast their votes, saying the error on the ballot was deliberately meant to facility vote-rigging in favor of the NRM candidate. Henry Kintu, a supporter of NUP says that when he arrived at the polling station in the morning to cast his vote, he was the confusion about the names on the symbols and decided to shun the exercise.
Mustafa Ssekweyama, the NUP candidate, said this was done intentionally to pave way for the NRM candidate to win the election. //Cue in: “Bwabikoze babitegeera…
Muzenze Joseph, the NRM candidate, said that they have spent a lot of money in organizing their agents and the commission should have left them to continue voting.
Four candidates are contesting for the Namayumba sub-county chairperson seat. The other candidates are Wamala Matia Lwanga from FDC and Bwette Joseph, an independent.