Results from 120 polling stations that have been announced at Makerere Yellow Primary School tally centre show that Faridah Nambi collected 9,005 votes from Kawempe, in her pursuit to contest of the Kampala Woman Parliamentary seat. She defeated Nafuuna Shamim who got 1,844 of the total votes cast.
Lubega polled 10,964 votes to secure the party ticket to contest for the parliamentary seat. The incumbent MP Anthony Semmuli got 2,419 votes followed by Ramadhan Akankwasa with only 432 votes, according to results declared by the district NRM registrar Moses Kiberu.
The patients include Remegio Lubyayi, 45, of Buyamba sub-county, John Kakooza, and four others whose identities had not been established. It is said that the six were injured during a fight by groups of supporters of Amos Mandela, the Buyamba County MP and his arch-rival Gyaviira Ssemwanga.
Atimango, a teacher and former radio presenter will now be the only female candidate facing three male contestants for the Gulu East Division parliamentary seat in 2021 general polls. The three male aspirants include Rev. Fr. Charles Onen, John Bosco Uhuru, and Emmanuel Mwaka Lutukomoi.
Judith Komugisha, an observer with the Uganda Human Rights Commission, said that at Kitooma hill Polling centre voting started late in the afternoon because of the registration process and the subsequent verification which was conducted by the village committee
Drama has ensued at Namayumba Town Council headquarters this evening when Former Vice President Gilbert Balibaseka Bukenya lost his cool and tore the National Resistance Movement yellow book into pieces.
The voters were required to wear face masks, keep a social distance, avoid hand shaking hugging, while they go through the party primaries, held today, across the country. Despite the presence of Security personnel, a majority of the voters failed to adhere to the guidelines, yet there was limited enforcement.
Moses Nyeko Black stepped aside this afternoon citing voter bribery and voting by non-residents in various areas of Moroto Municipal Council. He accused some of the candidates in the race for engineering the malpractices in order to steal the election.
Gerald Kasiita, the NRM Chairperson of Mazinga Sub-County says a group of rowdy youth stormed the gazetted polling station at Busindi playground and caused chaos that confused the whole process leading to its being halted
The polling stations were expected to open at 8 am for verification of voters starts at 9 am and polling at 11 am.
However, those at Entebbe Mayor's Garden, Katabi Namate, Lake Victoria Primary School Entebbe in Kakeeka village among others had not opened by 9:30am.