By Aloysious Kasoma

The Electoral Commission has responded positively to a request by the National Unity Platform (NUP) flag bearer, Robert Kyagulanyi, to hold a meeting with the EC over what he termed an imbalanced campaign ground.

Kyagulanyi  alias Bobi Wine suspended campaigns on Tuesday following alleged clashes with the Police until the EC prevails over the situation.

However, Security have deployed heavily around the Electoral Commission in Kampala ahead of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi’s visit.

Military and riot police officers were seen patrolling roads and areas around the EC offices on Jinja Road, Kampala.

The Kyadondo East MP yesterday suspended his campaigns and said he would go to the Electoral Commission offices for an explanation on the continued security brutality.

Kyagulanyi has accused the Justice Simon Byabakama-led Electoral Commission (EC) of keeping silent even as police continue to target his supporters. He asked his supporters to remain calm and indicated that he would seek a meeting with EC today to discuss the way.

Close to 60 people have lost their lives following the fracas between the security and Bobi Wine supporters amidst chaos following the presidential candidate allegations of violating Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures or guidelines.

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  1. Bobi Wine wondered why the police were stopping him from holding consultations yet he had received a green light from the Electoral Commission. EC spokesperson Jotham Taremwa told Uganda Radio Network yesterday that the commission has observed a need to meet the aspirant to try and reach a compromise between him and the police.

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