Hebert Bakiika, the NRM electoral officer in Mazinga Sub-County says that the office failed to improvise a boat to transport the results, yet still, some electoral villages voted on Saturday morning because of the delayed delivery of election materials.
Engola was declared NRM flag bearer on Saturday by the District NRM Registrar Geoffrey Ogwal at Rainbow Hotel in Oyam Town Council, Oyam district. He now waits to face off with either Crispus Ayena Odongo, Dr Eunice Apio Otuko, Andrew Oboke Edonga and David Okello Ogole, who are now pursuing the UPC party flag.
The cancellation came after a series of meetings held to resolve disagreements between the aspirants who accused each other of vote-rigging. The six aspirants included Prof Ephraim Kamuntu, Prof Elijah Dickens Mushemeza, Nickson Banduho Tugume, Moses Mwebesa, Yorokamu Bategana and, Benson Kamugisha Tumuhimbise.
Businge polled 12,877 votes while Wembabazi had 13,934 votes. the other contestant Juliet Kusiima came third with 484 votes, according to the results which were read by Hoima NRM Registrar Brian Mugenyi at Kitara secondary school tally centre.
According to provisional results prior to the cancellation of results, of the three candidates, Betty Atim was leading the race with 2,707 votes, her closes rival Sharon Balmoi had polled 2,664 votes while Maya Auma had 581 votes.
Luswata says that while his rivals were making last-minute preparations for the elections, he was arrested by police only to be released after the polling had begun on Friday, which denied him a chance to organize and deploy polling agents.
Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, the incumbent Member of Parliament for Sheema South is accusing Prof. Mushemeza of intimidating his agents and forcing them to leave the polling stations before voting was ended. He now wants results from seven polling stations delayed until his petition is disposed of.
The locals who had participated in the NRM primary elections were demanding to get all sub-county results from the presiding officers to enable them to understand the results between the Bughendera county incumbent Christopher Kibanzanga and his rival Acrobert Kiiza Moses.
Kabafunzaki, who was seeking a second term of office, lost to Adson Kakuru, the Presidential Advisor In-charge of Wetlands. According to the results declared by Yalyakumanyi Serubowa Twaha, the Rukiga district National Resistance Movement party registrar, Kabafunzaki polled 9,543 votes while Kakuru had 11,825.
Mukitale polled 10,074 votes to defeat his closest rival Allan Atugonza who came second with 9,865 votes. The other contender Moses Muwavu polled 2,103 votes while Happy Rogers came last with 1,750 votes.
Adyango was beaten by her colleague, Julian Iseet Fede, the former Amuria RDC, Enomu lost to the incumbent, Cosmas Elotu. Akonopesa trailed in the Kumi County Parliamentary primaries behind Esidonio Opolot Okaasai. The trio was appointed RDCs after their failed attempts in the last elections.
For instance, in Bugabo, where Ssenyondwa resides, he won with 169 voted while Lwanga and Ssematimba had two votes each.
However, Kivumbi recorded in the declaration forms that Ssematimba and Lwanga had each garnered 502 votes in Bugabo.
According to the NRM primary results issued by Bunyangabu District NRM Registrar this morning, Robert Musiime, Kamukama polled 22,445 to defeat the incumbent who polled 18,067 votes. Vincent Womujuni came third with 1,993 votes while Robert Nyakahuma trailed the group with 1,881 votes.
The most hit were in Kumi district where all the NRM flag bearers in the last election have lost to new faces. They include Kumi Woman MP, Monica Amoding who lost to Christine Apolot, the current District Chairperson.