The Electoral Commission Monday rejected independent presidential aspirant, Nancy Kalembe for failure to pay the mandatory Shs20m nomination fees.
Kalembe was scheduled to be nominated at 2pm.
She arrived at the nomination venue in Kyambogo with all the required documents, except the proof of payment of Shs20m.
She told NBS Television that there was an issue in her delayed payment reflection of her nomination fees.
“I will find out what the issue really is with my team. The Electoral Commission has been so kind to us,” she is quoted as saying.
“They have said that since we have all the other requirements, we can come back with everything as required.”
Kalembe said that as the only lady in the race, she presents a rare chance for Uganda to have its very first ever female president and she represents all the mothers.
Nancy Linda Kalembe is a multifaceted professional, with over 20 years working experience in public and private sector, both in East and West Africa.
She has an academic back ground in Actuarial Science from The Institute of Statistics and Economics – Makerere University, and has worked in a wide range of industries including Banking and Finance, Petroleum, Media, Advertising, Agro processing and the service industry.