Speaking in Kampala when he presented the mission’s preliminary statement on Uganda’s presidential and parliamentary elections held on January 14, 2021, the Head of the Mission, Domitien Ndayizeye, who is also a former president of Burundi further called on the Commission to develop mechanisms of protecting the voting process in the event of adverse weather conditions.
He said soldiers of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces and the Uganda police blandishing AK47 machine guns jumped over his fence and arrested his private security guard. “When I asked them they didn’t talk to me they told me to ask those questions to the spokesperson of the UPDF,” Kyagulanyi said.
Centenary told URN that he has accepted defeat after going through his own declaration forms on Friday morning. He says he has no intentions to challenge the verdict of the voters in the courts of law but rather to focus on ending his term.
Benjamin Ewal, the Kitgum District returning officer declared Okin winner with 11,368 votes against Otim's 7,239 votes at the district tally centre in Kitgum District headquarters. Dr Johnson Oloya Nyeko, an independent candidate came third in the January 14 polls with 546 votes, followed by Mike Otto, also an independent candidate who garnered 316 votes while Charles Ocaya, an independent candidate trailed the last garnering only 275 votes.
Kabanda garnered 22,335 votes while Mirembe of the NRM party got 14,623 votes in the 14th January parliamentary elections. FDC's Rehma Nabwami was the third with 187 votes while independent candidate Hamim Nalunga got 86 votes only.
However, at around 8; 30 p.m. on Friday evening, the returning officer who was solely reading results of each polling station abruptly stopped reading, agreeing that the procedure being used was too slow.
Now, Akiiki explains that the incident that happened at Kyagulanyi's residence was of three unknown people who came to access the candidate's house and that on realising deployments along the road and indeed Bobi Wine's premises, the three decided to use the fence to jump into the compound.
His rival, the National Resistance Movement's-NRM, John Francis Oketcho garnered 3,779 votes. Other contestants who include; Forum for Democratic Change's-FDC, Stephen Wafula got 55, independent candidates; Ibrahim Kizire scored 129, Frank Magumba, 69, Fahadi Wafula, 32, Jamiru Waiswa, 63 votes.
Together, they lost the race to Frank Kabuye Kibirige of the National Unity Platform who polled 12,279 votes, representing 39 per cent of the total votes cast. Nsubuga came second with 8, 671 votes followed by Muhumuza the NRM flag bearer having polled 8, 436 votes.
“We saw an extremely well-organized election exercise with people very orderly waiting to cast their votes and everything went on very peacefully, we are very impressed,” Pacifici said. He hopes that there will be peace in the country after the final results have been announced
Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the FDC candidate for Kira Municipality, was the first to spot three suspicious people seated next to a corner where his team was verifying declaration of results forms. "Am seeing intruders. There are taking positions inside this building.
In Bukoto Mid-West Constituency Isaac Ssejoba Mayanja, the NRM flagbearer defeated incumbent MP Joseph Muyomba Kasozi, who lost the party primaries but returned as an independent candidate. Ssejoba polled 12,927 votes while Kasozi gathered 9,015 votes, Asmat Nabalamba-JEEMA 7,716 votes. others are Nicholas Ssemaganda-NUP scored 3,326 votes and Arthur Ssajjabi with 335 votes
“In law, the burden is on him to show in what context results are rigged. The results were generated from polling stations. The law requires that the agents append their signatures to conform that what is recorded are the actual results,” Byabakama said.
Amere garnered 3,263 votes against Anyar's 3,052 votes followed by UPCs Jimmy Olanya Olenge with 3,045 votes. Henry Kissinger Oryem an independent candidate came third garnering 1,297 votes while Democratic Party candidate Gladstone Smoke Agec got 149 votes. Benjamin Ewal, the Kitgum district returning officer declared Amere the winner from the Electoral Commission tally centre at Kitgum District headquarters where his supporters slept in the cold overnight.
Adome managed to snatch victory from Angella in a neck to neck race. He polled a total of 1, 935 votes representing 50 per cent of the total voted cast from the 16 polling stations of Moroto Municipal Council. On the other hand, Angella who has completed one term as MP garnered 1,911 votes, defeat with a difference of 24 votes.