He was declared the winner by the NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. Tanga Odoi on Sunday following the primary elections held on Sunday. Unlike in the past elections when special interest groups elections took place in the same, this time due to COVID-19 pandemic delegates voted from their respective districts and transmitted the results to the NRM Electoral Commission headquarters.
The NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. Tanga Odoi declared Kanushu winner of the primary elections held on Saturday. According to the results, Kanushu garnered 1670 votes defeating the incumbent national PWD woman representative Sofia Nalule who polled 739 votes.
Edison Muhangi, the Sironko District Police Commander, says they intervened because the legislator and his supporters were violating Covid19 preventive measures put in Place by the Health Ministry and the President banning processions.