By Jumah Nsubuga
The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the parliamentary committee on legal and internal Affairs to internalize the report about the findings of the recent Kenya polls and see how Uganda can learn from the findings.
Kadaga’s directive come after the leader of the team from Uganda parliament who observed Kenya polls tabled the report on the findings at the floor of parliament.
Kakuto County MP Mathias Kasamba while tabling the report said that the elections in Kenya were generally peaceful and the political atmosphere allowed many candidates for all electoral posts to debate and defend their policies to the public.
Mr Kasamba also said that there was high turn up of voters including the elderly, women, youth and people with disability adding that the elections were conducted in peaceful transparent and credible manner.
The Ugandan observers in their report commended the peaceful manner in which Kenya general elections were conducted.
The observers in their report also commended the people of Kenya for the enthusiasm for the elections and voter turn up.
We also appreciate the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and other relevant agencies such as political parties and other stakeholders for the successful conduct of the elections” Hon Kasamba said