By Watchdog reporter

NRM Electoral Commission boss Dr Tanga Odoi has tabled a budget of a billion shillings to hold party primaries in five new districts.

Tanga whose office has been broke, tabled the budget through the party’s deputy Secretary General, Richard Todwong.

Officials who scrutinized Tanga’s budget however wondered on what he was going to spend the billion shillings.

NRM will hold primaries for new districts of Kagadi, Kakumiro, Rubanda, Omoro and Kibaale.

Among positions to fill are district chairpersons, women MPs and councillors for special interests groups.

However, the party EC eIMG-20160319-WA0012stimates to spend sh100 million to only  district party registers in the five districts, sh20 million on producing registers in those districts, another sh20 million to buy strings to tie around polling stations, and sh30 million as allowances for the party bosses.