According to the primary election results announced by the Ibanda District NRM Registrar, Moses Arimwerenga, Beinomugisha got 37,606 votes followed by Kaliisa in second position with 37,439 votes while Margaret Kiboijana came third with 19309 votes.
This year’s celebrations held under the theme; Celebrating NRM/A’s Patriotic Struggle That Ushered in National Unity and Socioeconomic Transformation is the first national event to be held in Ibanda municipality, since its inception.
The district which borders Mbarara, Kiruhura, Buhweju and Kamwenge hosted this year’s National Resistance Movement-NRM liberation Day celebrations, commemorating the date in 1986 when the NRM Captured Kampala to overthrow the government of the day, after a five-year protracted struggle.
Speaking at the 34th NRA/M celebrations at Kagongo Demonstration Primary School in Ibanda District, Kikwete said that President Museveni mentored many into leaderships from his time at University of Dares Es salaam and continues to mentor them even today.
It has attracted thousands of NRM supporters from all walks of life. Students, farmers, politicians, and members of the business community started converging at the venue as early as 7 a.m. As celebrations went on inside the ground, hundreds remained stuck in slow-moving lines, to go through the mandatory security checks.
His brother Geoffrey Murari, said Rutehenda succumbed to Bronchopneumonia, an inflammation of the lungs. In his condolences message, Museveni revealed that he walked a long journey with the deceased right from their school days at Mbarara High school and Ntare School.
In her ruling Mariam Akello, the Ibanda Chief Magistrate dismissed the application, saying it didnt hold ground as it was based on mere sucipision. But Kyomyas lawyer said they were dissatisfied with the ruling and vowed to seek redress from Mbarara High Court.
Biraaro blasted the incumbent government for mishandling government ranches, saying they are in a very sorry state. He cited Mbarara stock farm, Ruhengeri, Nshaara and prisons farms, which he said have been left to waste, while many other ranches have been taken over by private individuals in government.
Police in Ibanda are holding 19-year-old Patrick Mugisha, a senior six leaver accused of defacing the campaign posters of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party presidential candidate, Yoweri Museveni.
Obed Mwesigye Mabwana, aspiring for Ibanda North MP flagship told the NRM party harmonization meeting attended by aspirants for LC V chairperson, MP and councilors that in Ibanda North constituency alone, there are 3.000 illegal voters that are being prepared to vote in the coming primaries.
In a letter to the Ibanda district council dated 20th, July, 2015, the Minister of Local Government Adolf Mwesige said he had considered upgrading Ibanda town council into a municipality status after raising the required population of 100,000 people.