Presidential Nominations are scheduled for November 2nd to 3rd ahead of 2021 elections and Kyambogo University Cricket grounds has been chosen as this years’ nomination venue.
According to Paul Bukenya, the acting Electoral commission spokesperson, the Electoral Commission (EC) has chosen Kyambogo University because Namboole stadium, the previous nominations’ venue has been reserved for treatment of Covid 19 patients.
Bukenya added that over 86 candidates had expressed interest in standing for president by yesterday and some of them have already presented supporting requirements like signatures.
Unlike previous presidential nominations, Bukenya said due to Covid 19, the numbers accompanying presidential nominees has been limited to only six and only two cars with no procession of supporters for presidential aspirants.
This is in line with adherence to the standard Operating Procedures set by ministry of Health against the spread of COVID 19.