TODAY UGANDANS GO TO POLLS FOR RESIDUAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILS POSITIONS

The Electoral Commission has set today , February 8,2021 polling date for the conduct of residual Local Government Councils Elections in the affected electoral areas across the country where the said elections were not conducted or concluded.

In a statement issued by Hajjat Aisha Lubega Basajjanaku the Deputy Chairperson Electoral Commission, a schedule of the affected electoral areas has been uploaded on the Electoral Commission website www.ec.or.ug and publicised through local media in each respective district.
Hajjat Basajjanaku called upon political parties, candidates, their agents and registered voters in the affected electoral areas to turn up in big numbers and participate in the Monday polls in accordance with the guidelines for the elections of the respective positions.
” All persons participating in the above residual elections shall be required to comply with guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission in accordance with the Government of Uganda and Ministry of Health measures against the spread of COVID-19.
This includes observing social distancing, hand washing, and wearing of face masks,” she added.

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