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UGANDA: 24 Candidates race for the 2021 Presidential post.

UGANDA: 24 Candidates race for the 2021 Presidential post.

AFRICA, UGANDA
At least 24 presidential aspirants have declared intention to run for president in 2021 polls and have notified the Electoral Commission (EC) of their plans to start consultations. Few of the aspirants are publicly known with the most recognisable faces being Mr Robert Kyagulanyi, aka, Bobi Wine (MP for Kyadondo East), and Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde (former security minister). But more and bigger names are expected in the race as political parties have not yet convened their national delegates conferences to elect their presidential flag bearers. While Bobi Wine has already hit the consultation trail, other candidates are yet to embrace the process.The latest to enter the race is Lt Gen Tumukunde, who until 2018, was Security minister in President Museveni’s government. The ...