Kampala, Uganda – The Electoral Commission-EC has set January 14, 2021, as the election day for the President of Uganda.
“The 14th day of January 2021 is appointed polling day for Presidential Elections 2021,” Paul Bukenya, the EC Media and Public Relations Manager confirmed in a tweet.
Bukenya’s tweet comes a day after the conclusion of nominations for presidential candidates, a race which has attracted 11 candidates. Among the duly nominated candidates are; the incumbent President Yoweri Tibahaburwa Kaguta Museveni, 24-year-old John Katumba and Nancy Linda Kalembe, the only female candidate.
The others are former Security minister Henry Tumukunde, former army commander Mugisha Muntu, Patrick Amuriat Oboi, Joseph Kabuleta Kiiza, Norbert Mao, music pop star Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, Fred Mwesigye and Willy Mayambala.
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