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.
The mix up was allegedly brought about by the last-minute guidance issued following by the NRM Party Chairman Yoweri Museveni allowing persons whose names did not appear on the voters register to participate in the elections.
The locals who had participated in the NRM primary elections in Lalekan polling station in Kiteny village demanded to get all Kiteny sub-county results from the presiding officer to enable them to understand the results between incumbent Chua East legislator Henry Okello Oryem and Godfrey Luwo who was reportedly leading in most polling stations.
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.
Dr Sabrina Kitaka, a Senior paediatrician at Mulago hospital said Balikuddembe was an amazing professional and that it's sad that his condition deteriorated this morning leading to his death. He was supposed to travel for another treatment episode but couldn't because of interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Only 55 per cent of the total results expected across 172 polling stations in Cwero, Paicho, Awach, Palaro, Bungatira, and Patiko Sub-Counties had been signed, delivered and declared by George Obwola Ebola, the District Election Officer by the time the downpour started.
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.
Several of the Nrm supporters consisting of old, young, women and men wore no masks and failed to observe social distance in disregard of the health Ministry Guidelines on preventing spread of covid-19.
Kamya a recent recruit in the NRM got 6,164 votes representing 90 per cent against Tindyebwa's 671 votes. Dr Isaac Lwanga who was also in the race got only four votes. She will now be contesting with Kasibante Moses the incumbent MP, and Abubaker Kawalya who recently crossed to the National Unity Platform from the FDC.
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.
They include No 31093 Sergeant Brian Okello Sadik; No 56398 Corporal Caesar Dragudu, No 37359 Constable Albert Oven, No 50449 Constable Christopher Ocen, No 52819 Constable Anthony Adirondack. They are all being detained at Nwoya Central Police Station pending disciplinary trial.
For instance, in Akworo Tecwa south polling station, Otim garnered 87 votes while Ocaya got only one vote. In Akworo North Polling station, Otim got 76 votes while Ocaya didn't get any vote. In Paibwor West Polling station in Labongo Layamo sub-county, Otim secured 48 votes while Ocaya managed a paltry five votes.