Butebo By-election Underway

find pharm geneva;”>Deputy police spokesperson, pills Patrick Onyango, says the force deployed heavily to ensure a violence-free election process following reports of possible chaos.

Six candidates are eyeing the seat after the Electoral Commission (EC) on Wednesday disqualified Richard Oriebo Oseku for not resigning his position as an army officer before participating in the election exercise.

The EC took action following a petition by the National Resistance Movement (NRM), challenging Oseku’s participation in the by-election claiming that he was still serving in the UPDF.

Patrick Mutono Lodoi is thought to be leading the race that involves Zaid Ziwa of Democratic Party, Samuel Khalwa of FDC and three independents – Elizabeth Aisu, Eria Kashoda and Yotha Ssajabi.


The results from the 90 polling stations are expected to be released before midnight today.

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