Members of the opposition parties have begun scrutinizing the voters' register, ahead of the February general elections.
Section 18A of the amended electoral Commission Act, mandates the EC to rpovide a hard copy to each Political Party participating in the election two weeks before polling day.
The 800,000-page voters register, weighs about 4,500 kilogrammes and for most politicians, it is too heavy to pick and take to their own offices.
However, Abed Bwanika, the People's Development party president, turned up at the electoral commission offices with a pick up truck to pick the register.
Speaking to Journalists in Kampala, Bwanika said that a scrutiny of the voters register is vital in helping identify any irregularities in the register.
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The FDC Spokesperson, Margaret Wokuri, was also at hand to pick rthe register. She said that the IPC would make a comprehensive review of the register, before Election Day.
Eng. Badru Kiggundu, The electoral commission Chairman, says the electoral commission spent 400 million shillings per copy to print out the voters register. He says that Its now up to the parties, to ensure that each of the more than 23,900 polling stations receive a maximum of 8 copies for use on polling day.
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The voter's register contains names of more than 13 million voters, who are eligible to take part in the February 18 elections.