Kazibwe defeated his closest rival Ssebana Kizito With 3,804 votes against Kizito's 3,170 votes according to partial results read out by the NRM electoral team at the tally centre, Naguru Infant Primary school following elections held on Friday. Ahmed Bogere Masembe got a paltry 104 votes in the same race.
A section of NRM members from Lwabenge sub county have put up stiff resistance during the distribution of bicycles in that area, arguing that some village chairpersons are completely inactive with no relevance to mobilization.
By 11 am, most of the polling stations visited by URN such as Luvuuma, St Paul, Katwe two, Katabira zones and others had only the presiding officers and candidates agents, while at other polling stations there were no candidates’ agents.
“People came in early but materials were delayed, but also as people knew that the president allowed everyone to vote, they never wanted to be cross checked but to vote, and this created chaos in some areas” she said.
The turn up is raising although at most polling stations in Kikoni, Makerere, Bwaise and Kawempe it is mostly youth groups moving with candidates posters and ply cards while chanting their names and urging people to turn up and vote.
Twinomujuni George, the brother to the deceased said that the NRM party government that failed to deploy proper security during elections is to blame for the death of Muhumuza, who was stoned to death.
Charles Rogers Nabende, another resident of Butaleja town council says that they have decided to camp at the tree to compel the NRM leaders in the district to deliver to them the true candidate who won the election.