The National Resistance Movement (NRM) Electoral Commission has postponed Mawogola West primary elections in Sembabule district over electoral violence.
The battle line for Mawogola West aspiring candidates for Member if Parliament slot on the NRM party ticket is between the incumbent Member of Parliament Anifah Kawooya and Joseph Sekabiito Kitayimbwa.
Yesterday, Kawooya sustained wounds after being beaten during her search for votes in Nyange village in Lwebitakuli which also caused to the withdrawal of the Sembabule District Police Commander (DPC) Denis Musinguzi.
Addressing the media this afternoon at the commission’s headquarters along Kyadondo road in Kampala, the NRM EC Chairman Dr. Tanga Odoi says that the elections in Mawogola will be fixed after investigations basing on Kawooya’s complaint.
Odoi further warns to disqualify candidates from Mityana Municipality, Sheema, Tororo, Kazo district, and Sembabule once they continue to misbehave.
Meanwhile, Odoi confirms 31 Constituency MPs and 11 district chairpersons for having gone through unopposed and ready for representing the party in the 2021 general elections.
The National Resistance Movement ((NRM) party primaries will take place on Friday September 4, 2020 countrywide and security has been beefed up in all parts of the country ahead of the party elections.