Kagadi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has cleared the National Unity Platform – NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine to campaign in Kagadi district.
All presidential candidates are required to get clearance from police to ensure compliance with the COVID-19 preventive guidelines.
The candidates are required to hold their campaign rallies in open spaces so as to comply with the social distancing requirements. Kyagulanyi is expected to campaign in Kagadi district on Wednesday morning.
Lillian Ruteraho, the Resident District Commissioner – RDC Kagadi says Kyagulanyi will be received by police at Muzizi Bridge and will be given three minutes to wave to his supporters in Muhorro town council before proceeding to Kagadi model Primary school where he is scheduled to address his official rally.
Ruteraho has warned residents of Kagadi against excitement which could lead to flouting of COVID-19 and Electoral Commission guidelines.
Stephen Kamar, the Kagadi district police commander has cautioned NUP supporters from being chaotic as they receive Kyagulanyi saying they are ready to handle any situation.
Jocious Atukeasibwe, the vice chairperson NUP in Kagadi district says their engagement with security to allow their presidential candidate hold rallies in Kagadi ended peacefully adding that they are ready to receive Kyagulanyi in the district.
Kyagulanyi will on Wednesday campaign in Kagadi, Kibaale, Kakumiro and Hoima districts, according to his campaign schedule by the Electoral Commission.