Traffic has been paralysed along major roads leading to the city centre as nomination for presidential aspirants take centre stage.
The electoral commission today starts nomination of presidential aspirants seeking to run for presidency in the 2021 polls.
A mini survey by our reporter shows that many passengers who have failed to access public means of transport are now braving the long walks to town.
Meanwhile by 8am, the usually traffic jam packed Mukwano road and some parts of Jinja road were very clear.
Traffic police has since closed off Part of the Kampala- Jinja highway for motorists for the two days of presidential nominations.
Traffic flow along routes leading to and from Kyambogo University have since been diverted at Spear Motors, Banda trading centre, Kireka trading centre, Kigobe road at the National Council for Higher Education and at Jokas hotel in Bweyogerere.
All roads leading to the city center have been mounted with roadblocks to stop presidential aspirants or their convoys from accessing the same.
Among candidates expected to be nominated today is NRM’s presidential flag bearer Yoweri Museveni, Alliance for National transformation candidate Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu, Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde and Nancy Kalembe.
The commission by Friday had cleared 10 aspirants for nomination out of the 22 who returned signatures.