Four candidates contested in todays by-election. They include Moses Walyomu Muwanika, a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Party, Timothy Lusala Batuwa-from the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party, and two independent candidates; Muhammad Bizimack Bidondole and Alex Brandon Kintu
Recently, some of the thugs dropped a letter at the home of the Vice President, Edward Ssekandi in Kizungu village next to Hotel Zebra in Katwe-Butego division, Masaka Municipality asking him to join them to fight Museveni.
Nominations for Kagoma County parliamentary by-elections have kicked off today at Kagoma County headquarters in Jinja district. The seat fell vacant in March this year after the Court of Appeal nullified the election of Moses Walyomu for voter bribery. Walyomu had been declared winner of the February 18, 2016 election for Kagoma County with 16,391 votes, followed by Kintu who garnered 14,244.