At Kisukuma village in Kigorobya sub-county in Hoima district, Ismael Bahemurwaki, the presiding officer, said that by 9:50am, elections materials were nowhere to be seen.
John Bosco Busobozi, the parish supervisor for Kisukuma, says the village has no register but the presiding officer and the LC1 chairman will work together to ensure all registered voters are allowed to vote.”
“The situation is still calm and people have begun arriving for voting. State minister for public service David Karubanga is expected to vote from this polling station,” adds Kasooha as quoted by the New Vision.
Elsewhere, security deployment has been beefed up in Ssembabule district, where acts of violence, voter intimidation and hooliganism marred the polls, causing the suspension of elections in Mawogola North and West, reports New Vision.
At Kantungu Mothers Union polling station in Bushenyi Municipality electoral officials are updating the register,however there are no village NRM leaders to verify those being added.
Voter turn up is still low at majority of the polling stations within Kampala Central. At Nsalo polling station in Bukesa Parish, a few voters have arrived to vote
In Kitgum, Hon. Beatrice Atim Anywar isn’t on the genuine NRM register and not a “known” party member.
COVID-19 SOPs Not followed in all Polling stations!
Standard operating procedures (SOPs) are not being observed at almost all polling stations in Uganda. There is no social distancing and many with face masks are not wearing them properly. Water for washing hands is also not there.
Nakawa west poling station: Until now the polls have not started largely due to allegations that Ben Kalumba Ssebuliba ferried in opposition supporters
Mbarara: Incumbent MP Tusiime Michael’s agent collapses, in Biharwe Mbarara city North. Tusiime is likely to lose to Dr Mwesigwa Robert.
Bukedea: Incumbet Ikojo John Bosco is on the lead at Bukedea Town Council while, Ekuma John Bosco is having an early lead in almost 3 subcounties.
The New Kid on the block Dan Osuret Emasit remains a threat to all the candidates with promising results across the district
Ngora: Incumbent, David Abala is sweating plasma as Achayo Juliet Ekellot, the only lady tussling with 4 men is is sweeping the district with a huge commanding lead.
Achayo Juliet 411
David Abala 117
John Omugur 04
Oteu Omino 01
Ngora township p/s
ACHAYO JULIET 616
Serere: Philip Oucor sweeps Serere County as Minister Peter Ogwang thumps Otuko in Ngariam.
Soroti: Calvin Ecodu waters Soroti West as Jimmy Ekemu commands Soroti East, Adyango sets ground on a balance with Iseet as Alupo still battles with Akurut.
Fear of Victimization Turns Away Voters in Bukedea
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