Bushenyi District LC5 Chairperson, Jaffari Basajjabalaba, was nominated to contest to retain the position in the upcoming election amidst his battle with the coronavirus.
Jaffari was represented by his agents at the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party headquarter on Kyadondo Road on Tuesday and by NRM EC Chairperson Dr. Tanga Odoito represent the party in the LC5 race in Bushenyi in 2021.
Basajjabasabala, who also serves as the Chairperson of the Bushenyi District COVID19 taskforce could not make the nomination as he is currently admitted at Mbarara Regional Hospital receiving treatment for the virus.
He was earlier tested and as of 7th August, his results came back positive but he contested the outcome claiming it was politically engineered. He was since tested again and the result was still positive putting his entire office and district headquarter on high alert.