Disqualification of Mr. Nyero Francis Elton Lakelle as Candidate for By-election of MP Aruu North County

The Electoral Commission informs political parties, independent candidates, voters and all other stakeholders in Aruu North County that Mr. Nyero Francis Elton Lakelle has been disqualified as a candidate for the position of Directly-elected Member of Parliament for Aruu North County, Pader District.

This follows a review of the candidate’s nomination, conducted by the Electoral Commission which found that Mr. Nyero Francis Elton Lakelle (Independent) had not complied with the law on nomination.

For avoidance of doubt, the ground for disqualification of Mr. Nyero Francis Elton Lakelle is failure to comply with Sections 11(3) and 13(b) of the Parliamentary Elections Act with regard to non-payment of the nomination fee as prescribed in the law.

All stakeholders in Aruu North County, Pader District are hereby notified. 

Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon

Chairperson, Electoral Commission

cc:       The Resident District Commissioner, Pader

The District (L.C. V) Chairperson, Pader

The District Police Commander, Pader


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017