The recount presided over by the chairperson of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Party-Electoral Commission Dr Tanga Odoi follows a petition filed by Rukutana challenging the outcome that gave victory to his political nemesis Naome Kabasharira.
Sebaggala, who believes he is the right candidate for the position, given his loyalty to the party and leadership experience, promises to work hard for the betterment of Kampala. According to Sebaggala, once given the party card, he will work hard to ensure NUP wins the lord mayor’s seat.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Regional Police spokesperson says the candidates were arrested and charged for procuration of prohibited voters and doing an act that is most likely to spread an infectious disease
Mutebi, the Entebbe Division A chairperson defeated businessman Fabrice Rulinda, with 5,437 votes against Rulinda’s 3,474 votes. He polled a total of 5,437 votes while Rulinda got a total of 3,474 votes.
The rowdy youths stormed the Sub County Electoral Commission office and locked it accusing the area Election Supervisor, David Kidaga of issuing nomination forms to only one aspirant, singlehandedly picking candidates of his choice and ineligible persons.
There was no regard for COVID-19 guidelines, of social distancing, washing hand and wearing face masks as supporters of the different candidates converged either in the jubilation of protest of the outcome.