The National Information and Registration Authority (NIRA) has suspended its operations at Kololo head offices for two days to enable the smooth preparations ahead of President Museveni’s swearing-in.

“The management of the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) informs the general public that the Kololo Ceremonial Grounds (Kololo Airstrip) will on Wednesday 12 May 2021 be the venue for the swearing in ceremony of the President Elect, H. E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni,” NIRA said in a statement.

“In consideration of the importance of the event at national level, it has been considered prudent that NIRA suspends its operations, on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th May 2021 to allow for smooth preparations and management of the event.”

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However clients shall continue to access National Identification services including registration and issuance of cards normally through other offices in the respective divisions of Kampala.

All other services that can only be accessed at the NIRA head offices at Kololo offices shall be suspended but will resume on Thursday 13th May 2021.

Museveni will be sworn in for his sixth term on Wednesday, May 12 at Kololo ceremonial grounds with over 4,000 guests expected at the function.