11 candidates nominated for presidential race
Eight more candidates have so far been nominated by the Electoral Commission for the 2021 presidential race.
8 more were nominated today, joining the three generals (NRM’S Yoweri Museveni, ANT’s Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu and Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde of the Renewed Uganda Platform) who made it to ballot paper yesterday on the first day of the 2-day exercise.
One of those nominated today is the National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine who has promised to run a people centered government where all Ugandans will fully enjoy all their freedoms.Also nominated today is Democratic Party presidential candidate Nobert Mao who joined the aspirants list at the last minute explained the delayed submission of supporter signature forms to the electoral commission ahead of his nomination.
Speaking to the media at Balintuma before he set off to the nomination venue at Kyambogo sports grounds, Mao said he was hoping that the opposition would unite and front a single candidate against the incumbent president.