The First Consignment of Ballot Papers for the 2020/2021 General Elections arrives
Sccording to Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon, Chairperson, Electoral Commission, the delivered first batch of elections materials includes ballot papers and Declaration of Results Forms for Elections of District Woman Representative to Parliament.
This first delivery has been made by Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing Company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
This firm won the contract for Lot 2 of the ballot papers for the General Elections.This delivery comprises 116 pallets which contain ballot papers for districts falling in seven (7) electoral regions, namely Kampala, South West, Central South, Elgon, Karamoja, Norther and West Nile.
Materials for the five (5) remaining regions is expected within the next few days, which is still within time.
The cost for the delivered election materials is Uganda Shs. 2,536,352,880 (two billion five hundred thirty-six million three hundred fifty-two thousand eight hundred eight), out of the total consignment cost of Uganda Shillings 9,701,600,000 (nine billion seven hundred one million six hundred thousand).