Musaazi has rejected the results citing massive rigging and intimidation of his agents at polling stations. Musaazi cited Airfield A polling station located near Nakasongola Army Barracks, where almost all voters in register cast their votes which is impossible compared to low voter turnout across the district.
With 3,381 votes, Ssembatya came third in a race won by his political arch-rival Patricia Magara who garnered 8,340 votes, followed by Abubaker Kalume, the other contender who polled 7,150 votes. Ssembatya has represented Katikamu South for one term.
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.
Kyamadidi who lost the Rwampara county parliamentary seat to Charles Ngabirano who scored 24.990 votes against 21607 has not conceded defeat and vowed to fight on through high court in order to have the out come of the election overturned.
Whoever is found culpable for vote rigging and violence during the forthcoming general elections will face the full wrath of the law, Engineer Dr. Badru Kiggundu, the Electoral Commission chairman has warned.
According to the final poll results released by Eric Gimei, the Bugiri District Electoral Commission registrar on Friday last week, Siraji Lyavaala polled 27,354 votes representing 47.9% while Luba Bumali came second with 27,197 votes representing 47.6%.
Wobulenzi Boda Boda Cyclistsâ€™ Association and Town Council had proposed Tuesday 26th August 2014 for general elections. The present boda boda association executive\'s two year mandate ended June this year. However tension is mounting with some cyclists accusing the outgoing executive of a plot to rig the elections, breach of association guidelines and high fees to register as a candidate in race.