If EC holds free and fair elections and people are defeated fairly it will be easy to accept results which promotes peace
The Katikkiro of Buganda, Peter Charles Mayiga, has expressed the need for the Electoral Commission (EC) to push for free and fair elections in the general 2016 elections to promote peace.
Ugandans are slated to cast their vote to decide on their new President, MPs and other elective positions on February 18.
Speaking at the Buganda Lukiiko (assembly), at Bulange-Mengo in Rubaga division Monday, Mayiga stressed that EC needs to build its trust among the supporters and their candidates.
"If EC holds free and fair elections and people are defeated fairly it will be easy to accept results which promotes peace," he said.
He asked all Ugandans to avoid being duped into acts of violence because Uganda is not ending tomorrow.
"Those lose should respect their opponents and work together for unity and development. Uganda has to continue after elections. Do not hate those who never supported you. We must work and move on to develop our country," he said.
Mayiga asked people to vote for those leaders who teach them how to fish but not those who given them fish.
"Mind about people who are useful and can eloquently deliberate about issues. Elect people who can fight for your interests, those who love Buganda and the Kabaka," he said.