President Yoweri Museveni will travel by Bus to Kyambogo, the venue for the nomination of presidential candidates.
The two-day nomination exercise is expected to start today (02.November.2020) and Museveni, the candidate for the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party will be nominated first, on the list of nine contenders.
The others are Patrick Oboi Amuriat, Gregory
Mugisha Muntu, Henry Tumukunde, Joseph Kabuleta, John Katumba, Robert
Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, Fred Mwesigye and Nancy Kalembe.
NRM Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba told journalists in Kampala today that she will be presenting the party’s candidate at exactly 10 am in a yellow bus, the official symbol for the party.
Ms. Lumumba speaking;…
But Lumumba cautioned supporters against joining the trail, in line with guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission and health ministry on standard operating Procedures aimed at controlling the spread of coronavirus disease. However, she said, party supporters may wear their yellow colours, to show solidarity with their candidate
According to guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, Museveni, being a sitting president, is also the only aspirant allowed to move with a convoy, to the nomination venue. The rest of the candidates will be restricted to not more than 10 people. ENDS.