Three presidential candidates have already cast their votes in the highly contested presidential election that has attracted the interest of 11 candidates including the incumbent Yoweri Museveni.
Popstar turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has cast his vote at Magere.
Robert Kyagulanyi, commonly known as Bobi Wine, cast his vote at Magere.
Independent candidate Fred Mwesigye cast his vote at Banga Football Pitch in Nakiwogo Entebbe Municipality.
Speaking to reporters after casting his vote, Bobin Wine said a new era of God’s reign has begun with a new group of leaders who fears God.
“Once voted into power, Uganda will emerge into a nation that fears God, with its citizens and religious leaders who fear only God and not fellow men,” Wine said.
The only female presidential candidate in the race to Uganda’s top seat, Nancy Kelembe, voted at Kyeyitabwa polling station in Muyenge, Makindye East.
Speaking after casting her vote the presidential candidate expressed her confidence that Uganda will have a peaceful transfer of power.
“I have cast my vote, I am leaving the rest to God. The situation is now out of control but the Bible says do not be anxious, God is in control,” said Kalembe.
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She however condemned the internet shutdown saying the move by the communication authority exposes the current president, Yoweri Museveni as a dictator.
Kalembe also urged Ugandans to vote for change.
President Yoweri Museveni, an authoritarian who has ruled the country since 1986, is seeking a sixth term against a strong challenge from Bobi Wine. Nine other challenges are also seeking to dethrone Museveni.