More people continue to express interest in the city mayoral seat.
The latest is former Kampala Mayor Al-Hajji Nasser Ntege Ssebagala.
Ssebaggala says since the Electoral Commission has already released the official program for the city by-election, he is now free to declare his intentions.
The ruling NRM has already fronted Peter Ssematimba as its flag bearer, though the FDC and the Democratic Party have vowed not to take part in the exercise they have termed illegal.
Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago was impeached by a group of city councilors following a KCCA tribunal report that found him guilty of incompetence.