The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda has postponed the the live Presidential Debate that was scheduled took place on the 4th and 5th December.

According to Uganda Religious Council the Presidential Debate has been postponed to an unidentified date due to unforeseen constraints, including limited resources and the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the convening organizations regret to inform you that the presidential and constituency debates are for now indefinitely postponed.

Meanwhile, “IRCU together with partners call upon the candidates and the entire electorate to continue engaging in a peaceful manner as we prepare for the forthcoming 2021 elections,” a letter signed by Sheikh Shaban Mubajje.

However Dr. Maggie Kigozi the Lead Publicity of the National Dialogue gave assurance that although there is no money at the moment, there is still time to hold the debate.

The clergy initially planned to hold the first session with five candidates while the other six candidates would debate on the following day. The second session of the debate would then take place in January 2021.