Ahead of the Presidential nominations slated to take place from November 2 to November 3, the Electoral commission has verified the signatures of the National Unity Platform presidential flag bearer Robert Kyagulanyi.
Kyagulanyi’s signatures were pending verification. According to the Presidential Elections Act, a person qualifies to be a candidate after among others; having been supported by 100 registered voters from two-thirds of all districts of Uganda. This translates to 98 districts.
Other presidential aspirants that have been cleared for nomination are NRM’s Yoweri Museveni,Tumukunde Henry, Mugisha Muntu and Amuriat Oboi Patrick.
The Electoral Commission is expected to kick off the nomination exercise next week November 2-3 at Kyambogo University playground. Kyagulanyi is scheduled to be nominated on November 3.
The cleared candidates include Patrick Amuriat Oboi of the Forum for Democratic Change, Mugisha Muntu Gregg of the Alliance for National Transformation, Kabuleta Kiiza Joseph and Katumba John both independents.