“People came in early but materials were delayed, but also as people knew that the president allowed everyone to vote, they never wanted to be cross checked but to vote, and this created chaos in some areas” she said.
Eric Musana, the Buyaga East Incumbent Member of Parliament has called for open re-tallying of the remaining NRM party primary results contrary to calls by the party that candidates should only submit declaration forms (DR).
Kamya a recent recruit in the NRM got 6,164 votes representing 90 per cent against Tindyebwa's 671 votes. Dr Isaac Lwanga who was also in the race got only four votes. She will now be contesting with Kasibante Moses the incumbent MP, and Abubaker Kawalya who recently crossed to the National Unity Platform from the FDC.
Kirunda Kijejinja, the third Deputy Prime Minister said the coming of coronavirus which hindered the holding of the usual national delegates’ conference at Namboole stadium, shows how the country has progressed technologically.
According to results declared by the NRM Electoral Commission Chairman Dr Tanga Odoi, this morning, Kadaga scored 6,776 votes against Namuganza’s 3,882 votes. The two ladies who both hail from Busoga region with one representing Kamuli district and the other Bukhono County in Namutumba district have fought a bitter campaign.
Last week, there was contention in CEC after Kefa Mafumo, who was contesting against Haj Moses Kigongo as the party national vice-chairman was eliminated from the race for failure to resign as an employee in the State House Political Affairs Department.
On several occasions, Kadaga has summoned ministers and given the government an ultimatum on when they should act or give a response. She has equally spoken out on government inconsistencies and declined to approve government proposals for borrowing.
Oulanyah also told the President and the party members that despite suffering insults for implementing the NRM’s party ideology, he has remained steadfast and is working to bridge the disconnect between CEC and the lower cadres of the party.