The East African Community(EAC) has deployed an Election Observer Mission team to Uganda ahead of the 2016 general Election.
This 50 member Observer Mission Team will be headed by the Former Tanzanian president H.E Ali Hassan Mwinyi, and it’s expected to arrive in the country today.
In a press statement, the EAC head of communication Richard Owora, says the Mission is mandated to observe the overall electoral environment, pre-election activities, the polling day, the counting and tallying of results.
The membership of the EAC Election Observer Mission has been drawn from different but complementary disciplines that include members of the East African Legislative Assembly, delegates from the four partner States of Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi among other categories.
Story By Sam Ssebuliba