By Our Reporter
Ugandan Opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has listed 26 grounds to annul President Yoweri Museveni’s win in the Thursday, January 14, election.
The National Unity Platform leader claimed the presidential poll did not adhere to the Ugandan law.
Daily Express Uganda highlights some of the reasons stated by the 38-year-old. His grounds were listed under three categories Claims against the Electoral Commission
That all voters eligible to vote were not registered.
The EC failed to produce a list of certified voters.
Did not consult stakeholders on the election roadmap.
Failed to ensure secure conditions for election.
Authoritatively banned campaigns in 16 districts.
Failed to prevent/stop ballot stuffing and multiple voting.
Non-transparent tabulation, transmission and declaration of result.
Acted under Museveni’s direction despite being an independent body.
Failed to guarantee the petitioner’s security and ensure his consultations happened uninterrupted. Did not distribute election materials fairly.
Claims against Museveni Perpetuating election violence using the police. Allowed the army to participate in election crimes.
Brutalising of NUP agents. Made reckless and derogatory comments about petitioner, which discouraged voters.
The 76-year-old and his agents bribed voters.
Authorised the military to replace his (Wine’s) posters with Museveni’s.
Claims against the attorney general (AG) Failed to observe Supreme Court’s orders to implement election laws.
Police and soldiers blocked the petitioner’s prospective consultations about the candidature.
Switching of internet and mobile phones belonging to NUP agents.
Arrest of petitioner on presidential nomination day.
Daily Express Uganda had reported Museveni had dismissed the petition, saying the election was “the most cheating-free” since Uganda’s independence.
The National Resistance Movement (NRM) leader who has been in power since 1986, was re-elected for the sixth time after garnering 5,851,037 votes (58.64% ) against Wine’s 3,475,298 votes (34.85%).
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