NRM pushes elections at new districts to tomorrow


NRM’s Tango Odoi. Net photo.

The National Resistance Movement has for the second time postponed its party flag bearer elections in the newly created districts to Tuesday August 22.

The elections which were earlier set for August 15 were first rescheduled for yesterday August 21.

Party electoral commission chairman Tanga Odoi, told PML Daily that the postponement was occasioned by the need to enable the party to manage these internal polls properly.

“All elections at the new districts have been pushed to Tuesday, we do not want to do something abrupt,” Odoi said, noting that the polls will begin at 8,00 a.m. and close 4.00 p,m.

Odoi said that this will allow candidates’ agents and registrars at the parish and sub-county to be trained on Monday in preparation for the elections.

The NRM electoral boss said candidates’ final rallies have equally consequently been pushed to Sunday

Party flag bearers will be chosen to run for LC5 and Woman MP seats in Rukiga, Kyotera, Namisindwa, Bunyangabu and Pakwach districts.

The national Electoral Commission has scheduled polls for these seats on September 21.




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