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Besigye Casts Vote, Decries Irregularities

Besigye ticks himself at his village polling station in Rukungiri

The chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission has apologized to Ugandans for the delay of the voting materials which raised concerns in most of the polling stations around the country.

While the voting exercise for the presidential and parliamentary positions was scheduled to commence this morning at 7am, drug http://curarlaimpotencia.com/wp-admin/includes/post.php there was barely a report of a poling station where voting materials arrived in time.

Some polling stations by publication of this story were still waiting for the ballot boxes to arrive.

Strangely, http://chutneyrestaurant.ca/wp-includes/class-simplepie.php the challenge was worse in the central districts of Kampala and Wakiso. While addressing press on the glitch, http://creamiicandy.com/wp-includes/feed-atom-comments.php Eng Kiggundu termed this as regrettable.

He said that despite the delay, the polling materials finally arrived at the most polling stations and the exercise commenced.

“We call upon all candidates, their agents and voters to be calm, tolerant as the usual call has been,” he said.

“We thank all the voters that came early as we asked, and we assure you that all of you will get time to vote.”

Kiggundu however, noted that as the law dictates, there would be no extra time allowed to compensate for the lost hours.

He urged all voters ensure that they cast their vote by evening or be in line by 4pm when voting officially closes.

He also thanked some Ugandans who have actively engaged the provided toll free lines to communicate to the commission about the various arising concerns.
The chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission has apologized to Ugandans for the delay of the voting materials to several polling stations around the country.

While the voting exercise for the presidential and parliamentary positions was scheduled to commence this morning at 7:00 am, dosage http://codigoweb.co/wp-includes/class-wp-http-ixr-client.php voting materials for most polling stations in Kampala did not arrive on time.

Some polling stations by publication of this story were still waiting for the ballot boxes to arrive.

Strangely, http://coupon-ads.com/wp-includes/class-ixr.php the challenge was worse in the central districts of Kampala and Wakiso. While addressing press on the glitch, http://cuencahighlife.com/wp-admin/includes/upgrade.php Eng Kiggundu termed this as regrettable.

He said that despite the delay, the polling materials finally arrived at the most polling stations and the exercise commenced.

“We call upon all candidates, their agents and voters to be calm, tolerant as the usual call has been,” he said.

“We thank all the voters that came early as we asked, and we assure you that all of you will get time to vote.”

Kiggundu however, noted that as the law dictates, there would be no extra time allowed to compensate for the lost hours.

He urged all voters ensure that they cast their vote by evening or be in line by 4pm when voting officially closes.

He also thanked some Ugandans who have actively engaged the provided toll free lines to communicate to the commission about the various arising concerns.
The chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission has apologized to Ugandans for the delay of the voting materials to several polling stations around the country.

While the voting exercise for the presidential and parliamentary positions was scheduled to commence this morning at 7:00 am, website http://communityartsprogram.org/wp-includes/class-wp-meta-query.php voting materials for most polling stations in Kampala were not delivered on time.

Some polling stations by publication of this story were still waiting for the ballot boxes.

Strangely, more about the challenge was worse in the central districts of Kampala and Wakiso. While addressing press on the glitch, stomach Eng Kiggundu termed this as regrettable.

He said that despite the delay, the polling materials finally arrived at the most polling stations and the exercise commenced.

“We call upon all candidates, their agents and voters to be calm, tolerant as the usual call has been,” he said.

“We thank all the voters that came early as we asked, and we assure you that all of you will get time to vote.”

Kiggundu however, noted that as the law dictates, there would be no extra time allowed to compensate for the lost hours.

He urged all voters to ensure that they cast their vote by evening or be in line by 4:00pm when voting officially closes.

He also thanked some Ugandans who have actively engaged the provided toll free lines to communicate to the commission about the various arising concerns.
Forum for Democratic Change Presidential Candidate Col Dr Besigye has cast his vote this morning a few minutes to 11:00 am, there http://daa.asn.au/wp-includes/feed-rdf.php amidst complaints of delayed voting.

Besigye left his house and walked down in a ring of supporters and aides to Rwakabengo polling station where he lined up briefly and cast his vote.

Immediately afterwards, http://celiac-disease.com/wp-includes/class-wp-user.php Dr Besigye told waiting reporters that he was unhappy with the manner in which the election has been conducted.

Besigye observed that the country has since independence failed to elect a president using a credible election process and this one too was no exception.

“Voting is having the message one puts on the (ballot) paper respected and taken into consideration. That remains out main challenge as a country, http://chatterblast.com/wp-includes/class-wp-oembed-controller.php ” he said.

“No leader has assumed leadership though this process of voting. Citizens come and vote and their vote is ignored. This day is highly undermined, and we have never enjoyed it.”

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Besigye termed the ongoing voting exercise around the country as abused, noting that the current government continues to use the electoral commission to its advantage.

He also blamed government security agencies, the police and the army for showing sides and clumping down on his supporters in the days leading to the polls.

Through the morning, Dr Besigye’s campaign team continues to report cases of “stolen ballot papers,” and heavy police deployment among other concerns.

Electoral Commission boss Eng Badru Kiggundu regretted the delayed voting exercise, saying the commission had few trucks to distribute polling materials to different parts of the country.

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