Uganda Electoral commission has approved Red and Blue colors plus the Umbrella as the official party symbol for the National Unity Platform (NUP) party ahead of the 2021 general elections.
The approval of NUP symbols and colors was signed by Chairperson of the Electoral Commission Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon in a notice published in the Uganda Gazette dated 17th November 2020.
“Notice is hereby given by the electoral commission subject to general notice in accordance with the Section 11(3) of the Political parties and organizations act that the National Unity Platform party symbol and colors in the structure in this notice have been approved.” read part of the notice from Byabakama.
The NUP party spokesperson Joel Ssenyoyi shared the news of this development through his twitter account saying the symbol will appear on ballot paper for all NUP flag bearers in the 2021 general elections.
“The symbol that will be on the ballot paper for all NUP flag bearers was finally gazetted by the Electoral Commission.” he tweeted.
— Joel Ssenyonyi (@JoelSsenyonyi) November 24, 2020