KAMPALA – Singer Joseph Mayanja, aka, Jose Chameleone lost the Kampala Lord Mayor flag for the Opposition National Unity Platform (NUP) party in the 2021 election because of an answered question marks over his academic documents.
The party flag was instead given to Kawempe North Member of Parliament Latif Ssebagala during vetting that took place last week.
And now it has emerged that NUP’s electoral commission found that Chameleone’s A-level documents were not clear yet he could not produce his O level qualifications.
“We raised question marks over his A-level papers. And when we talked about O-level, he also failed to show the documents. So our hands were tied,” a source in NUP told this website.
The source added that Chameleon did not have a national identity card. On Sunday 20, NUP releases the list for all flag bearers across the country who will be vying for various positions at village, parish, municipality and city level especially in Kampala and Wakiso.
All other districts are handled at regional or sub-regional offices. All other candidates who may be aggrieved by the outcome are encouraged to appeal in writing and the appeals will be determined fairly and expeditiously, NUP president Robert Kyagulanyi.