By Nato Comrade
The electoral commission has today started the nomination process for
candidates aspiring to contest in the Rukungiri district Parliamentary
seat by- election.
Nomination is to be held at Rukungiri District Headquarters with
the station to be open from 9am.
Speaking to our reporter the new Rukungiri District returning officer
Umar Kiyimba said 7 aspirants picked nomination forms.
Kiyimba said opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)’s Betty
Muzanira is expected at 10am, followed by the Independent Peace
The ruling NRM’s candidate, Winnie Masiko will be nominated on Friday of May 4,2018
Kiyimba cautioned the aspiring candidates not to move with crowds when going for nomination saying they are allowed to come with two vehicles with at least 10 supporters.
Campaign meetings will be held for a period of twenty six days from
4th May to 29th May 2018.
Voting for the MP will take place on Thursday May 31, 2018 at all 280
polling stations in Rukungiri District.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website