EC clears Bobi Wine for near presidential nomination that are five days to. Now the total presidential candidates are 10.
Today 28th Oct. 2020 the National Unity Platform presidential flag bearer, Robert Kyagulanyi! aka Bobi Wine has finally been cleared by the Electoral Commission to be nominated as a presidential candidate.
But according to the acting Electoral Commission spokesperson, Paul Bukenya; Kyagulanyi is among the 10 presidential aspirants who has seen the signatures for their voters verified.
“Please receive the updated list of verified aspirants as at Wednesday, October,28, 2020,” Bukenya says.
However, Kyagulanyi is now among presidential aspirants including; the incumbent and ruling NRM party’s Yoweri Museveni! Henry Tumukunde, Nancy Linda Nakalembe and Fred Mwesigye , all independents; whose supporters’ signatures have been verified by the election body.
Meanwhile, others are Willy Mayambala, Joseph Kabuleta, John Kalumba! and FDC’s Patrick Obi Amuriat and are now free to nomination panel next week.
Bobi Wine nomination next officially cleared by EC
Surprisingly, these have consequently been issued with certificates of compliance! Which they are to present to the returning office on nomination day.
The Presidential Elections Act provides that a presidential candidate’s nomination shall be with support of not less than 100 people; who are real voters from not less than 98 districts which form two-thirds of all the districts of Uganda.
Notwithstanding, the Electoral Commission as of late says each hopeful aspirants; who are to have permition into the assignment setting joined by not in excess of ten people. And these include the applicant in order to watch the Ministry of Health Standard working Procedures! on forestalling the spread of Coronavirus.
The polling date for the president require declaration after the selection of the aspirants! set for set November 2 and 3,2020, at Kyambogo University Sports Grounds, Kampala