According to the declaration documents by Charles Rwebero, the Pallisa District Electoral Commission Registrar, only 26,364 of the 52,835 registered voters in Butebo County in Pallisa district participated in the by-election on Thursday. The declaration also indicates that not a single person showed up to vote in a total of 18 polling stations in the two sub counties of Opwateta and Kibale.
The National Resistance Movement (NRM)â€™s candidate Patrick Lodoi Mutono has been declared winner of the Butebo by-election. Mutono won with 22,915 votes, taking up 88.8 percent of the total votes cast
Lt. Richard Oseku One of the candidates in the Butebo parliamentary by-election who was on Wednesday disqualified from the race has called for calm among his supporters who has boycotted the Thursdayâ€™s by-election.
Four candidates were on Monday nominated on day one of the nominations for Butebo County Parliamentary by-election. They include FDC party candidate, Samuel Khalwa, Democratic Party candidate -Zaidi Ziwa and two independent candidates Elisabeth Aisu and Kachio Eriya.