REFRAIN FROM GATHERING ALONG ROADSIDES TO WELCOME POLITICAL CANDIDATES, POLICE WARNS PUBLIC

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Police have warned the public to refrain from gathering along roadside or highway to welcome different presidential candidates in their areas.

The warning follows different incidents where hundreds of supporters of the National Unity Platform (NUP) have paralyzed traffic along different roads waiting to wave to Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine.

Speaking to the media in Kampala, the police spokesperson, Fred Enanga said such practice violates Covid-19 guidelines and puts the lives of people at risk.

He also urged all the candidates to ensure that they strictly follow all the guidelines that have been put in place to curb the spread of the pandemic.

He noted that all the activities that are done outside these timings will attract enforcement action from the joint security task force.

The campaigns for presidential candidates and those seeking directly elected parliamentary seats officially began yesterday 9th November 2020.

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