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Statement by the International Observers to the Uganda Elections

We the Heads of International Election Observer Missions in the Republic of Uganda,

While Appreciating preparations by political parties and personalities concerned with the election,

Noting some events that could raise tensions that had happened on 15th February 2016,

Hereby appeal to all functionaries, electoral commission, political parties, candidates and personalities to refrain from any act, statement or dissemination of information that may cause tensions, ill-will, disturbance, intimidation and adversely affect the peaceful and orderly conduct of election on Thursday 18th February, 2016.

We therefore urge voters to turn out to perform their civic responsibility peacefully, orderly and lawfully.

H.E. Ali Hassan Mwinyi

Her Ladyship Justice Sophia Akuffo

H.E. Olusegun Abasanjo

H.E. Rupiah Banda

Amb. Ashraf Rashed Gamal

Mr. Yufnalis Okubo


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