BUSHENYI- The Bushenyi Resident District Commissioner, Mr. Jolly Tibemanya is appealing to all political aspirants vying for various seats at different levels within the district and their supporters to adhere to the Electoral Commission (EC) Standard Operating Procedures, (SOPs) as they seek support from the general public.
RDC Tibemanya made the appeal on Thursday July 2nd 2020 during the Coronavirus District TaskForce meeting at the district headquarters in Bushenyi town.
He said that as the head of security in the district and his security agencies, they will apply the electoral Commission guidelines without any bias or discrimination.
“I continue to urge you and the public as well to adhere to all the standard operating procedures in this time when we are still fighting the pandemic so that we can save lives,” Mr. Tibemanya noted.
“We’re already alert and set to apprehend whoever will flout these directives in the name of defiance by holding unauthorized meetings and rallies,” he added.
The electoral commission recently issued new guidelines for a scientific campaigning season whereby aspirants will have to use various channels or media platforms to solicit for support in the forthcoming 2021 general elections.
The RDC reminded the public that the lock down is still on, and people should observe the President’s guidelines and those of the Ministry of Health aimed at stemming the scourge.
He appealed to those who still have the ability to donate food and other items to do so to support others who are still in need of financial support and relief items.