Transport and other daily activities along Kyambogo Road in Kampala were paralysed as security tissued out with KCCA Lord Mayor Salongo Elias Lukwago as he got nominated to contest for Lord Mayor ahead of 2021 general elections. After along stand off between Lukwago and police, the Kyambogo road was finally closed.
According to security,Lukwago had booked 12.30 pm for his nomination at Ntinda regional election offices but he arrived at the venue at 1pm amid cheers from his supporters.
Police have, however, mounted blockades in the middle of the road blocking all motorists from either side of the road and paralysing traffic.
Security has also been tightened at the regional electoral offices.
Lukwago is expected to tussle it out with Musician Daniel Kazibwe aka Raga Dee of the ruling National Resistance Movement and Beatrice Kayanja of the Democratic Party (DP) in the 2021 general elections.
Others in the race are; Nabilah Naggayi Sempala who has expressed interest to run on the National Unity Platform (NUP) ticket, Isaac Sendagire and Innocent Kawooya, both independents.