DEADLINE EXTENSION: NRM extends picking nomination forms exercise to Monday 3rd August

DEADLINE EXTENSION: NRM extends picking nomination forms exercise to Monday 3rd August
SG Kasule Lumumba and Prty EC Chairperson Tanga Odoi

KAMPALA- The Ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Electoral Commission Chairman, Dr Tanga Odoi has announced that the exercise to pick the nomination forms which was supposed to end yesterday on 30th July 2020 has been extended to Monday 3rd August 2020.

According to a Statement dated 30th July 2020 and signed by Dr Tanga Odoi, the exercise was being extended for only one day but since today is a public holiday and the following two days fall on a weekend, the last day for collection of nomination forms will be Monday 3rd August 2020.

Dr Tanga Odoi also announced that the extension would cater for people who have expressed interest in the newly created constituencies.

The NRM Electoral Commission Chairman pointed out that they have opened up a window to cater for those who intend to contest in the newly created constituencies.

“The NRM Electoral Commission is awaiting clearance by Parliament and National Electoral Commission to call for expression of interest so that we open a window for them to be catered for,” said Dr Tanga Odoi.

Dr Tanga Odoi also reminded the general public that the expression of interest and picking nomination forms for Local Government Councils will start on 7th to 11th August 2020 at the District NRM offices across the country.


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