BY katamu Eddy Nedinani

The Electoral Commission (EC) has suspended campaign meetings in the districts/cities categorized by the Ministry of Health as having high spread of Covid-19.

The EC spokesperson, Paul Bukenya said that from Boxing day, December 26, 2020, no campaign meetings will be held in the 11 cities and districts of Mbarara, Kabarole, Luwero, Kasese, Masaka, Wakiso, Jinja, Kalungu, Kazo, Kampala and Tororo.

The statement was issued by the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama on Saturday.

At the same function at Banda, the EC announced the commencement of packing of ballot papers for presidential and parliamentary elections.

The polling kits include ballot papers, declaration results forms, polling register (National Voters’ Register for the respective polling stations, generic polling forms which include accountability of ballot papers, official report book, among other.

Others are generic materials such as ink pad, indelible ink, pens and others.